2008-11-06 / Obituaries

Richard E. Clusman

McConnellsburg, 74

Richard E. Clusman, 74, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday, October 28, 2008, at Altoona Regional Hospital.

He was born in Baltimore, October 3, 1934, the son of the late Adm. Elmer C. and Mildred (Wadsworth) Clusman. He was the husband of Helen L. (Cline) Clusman, whom he married October 15, 1955.

He was a member of United Presbyterian Church, McConnellsburg, VFW Post #655, McConnellsburg, McConnellsburg Lions Club and Great Cove Golf Club, McConnellsburg.

He worked for the federal government as an economist at the Civil Aeronautics Board in Washington, D.C., for 21 years and he also served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons: William G. Clusman Sr., Ijamsville, Md.; Glen C. Clusman, New Market, Md.; daughter, Anne K. Gray, Frederick, Md.; brother Henry W. Clusman, Loveland, Colo.; eight grandchildren and a greatgrandchild.

Memorial services were held at United Presbyterian Church, Mc- Connellsburg, at 11:00a.m., Saturday, November 1. Rev. Ellen True officiated. Burial was private at the family cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Presbyterian Church, 116 South Second Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233.

Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, was in charge of arrangements.

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