2014-03-20 / Obituaries

Irene L. Conner Bedford, 90

Irene L. Conner, 90, Bedford, formerly of Clearville, Pa., died Monday, March 10, 2014, at Donahoe Manor, Bedford.

She was born on December 18, 1923, in Mench, Pa., a daughter of the late Charles W. and Goldie P. (Clark) Clark. On July 23, 1963, in Winchester, Va., she married George A. Conner.

Along with her husband of 50 years, she is survived by children: Edward R. Leasure, Bedford; Barbara E. Leasure, Bedford; Gloria L. Chalfante, Everett; Marlene I., married to Ezekial “Zeke” Clark, Bedford; brothers: Oakey Clark, Gettysburg; and Clarence Clark, married to LuAnna, Bedford; grandchildren: Shawn Chalfante, Christopher Chalfante and Shannen Chalfante; and a great-granddaughter, Grace Elizabeth Chalfante.

She was preceded in death by siblings: Lula Clark, Maude Clark, Mabel Gorsuch, Mary Wagner, Clifford Clark, Daulph Clark, Dale Clark, infant sister Violet Clark and a son- in- law, David Chalfante.

She formerly attended Rock Hill Christian Church.

She worked at Lion Manufacturing, Everett, for 20 years and after closing worked at Lions in Hollidaysburg for 25 years.

She enjoyed working crossword puzzles and spending time with grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 11 a.m., in the chapel at Akers Funeral Home, Everett. Rev. Curtis Bryant officiated. Burial was held at Rock Hill Cemetery, Clearville.

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