2010-12-16 / Obituaries

Ivan V. Clevenger

Warfordsburg, 78

Ivan V. Clevenger, 78, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed away Saturday, December 11, 2010 at his residence.

He was born in Buck Valley, on October 4, 1932, the son of the late William H. and Jessie (Mellott) Clevenger. He was the widower of Jacqueline P. (Lewis) Clevenger, whom he married in May of 1972, and she passed away December 9, 1986.

He served in the U.S. Army as a SFC (T) in the Korean War, was a member of Amaranth Church of the Brethren, Warfordsburg, the VFW in Breezewood, the AARP and was a retired can maker from the American Can Co., in Fairport, N.Y.

He is survived by sons Donald Clevenger of Palmyra, N.Y.; William Clevenger of Palmyra, NY, Colin (husband of Wendy) Clevenger of Hopewell, Pa.; step-daughters Rhonda Laviolette of Grand Prairie, Alberta, Juanita Laviolette of Red Deer, Alberta; stepson Leigh Laviolette of Grand Prairie, Alberta; sisters Mildred Powers of Big Pool, Md.; June Smith of Wolcott, N.Y.; Bonnie Smith of North Rose, N.Y.; brothers Ray Clevenger of North Rose, N.Y.; Billy Clevenger of Lyons, N.Y.; three grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by stepson Byron Laviolette, sisters Pauline Carnell, Nancy Decker and Adrienne Palmer; and brothers Dale and Jack Clevenger.

Religious Service at Amaranth Church of the Brethren, Warfordsburg, at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2010, with Pastor Freeman Snair officiating.

Interment at Amaranth Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Warfordsburg.

There will be visitation on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Ivan Clevenger to Lutheran Home Care & Hospice, 2700 Lutheran Drive Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Military services will be conducted by the Fulton Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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