Florence Clever Obituary

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Florence R. Clever

August 11, 1912 - June 25, 2014
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Florence R. Clever, 101 years old, of Monroe, Ohio, and previously of Clearfield and Kittanning, PA, died on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Mount Pleasant Retirement Village, Monroe, Ohio. She was born August 11, 1912 on the family farm in Armstrong County, PA She attended Dayton High School and Indiana Normal School, now Indiana University, Indiana, PA She and her husband, the late Rev. A. Claude Clever, served Presbyterian churches in Florida, and Mercer County, PA. They served the Curwensville Presbyterian Church from 1944 until 1964 and then the Upper Spruce Creek Presbyterian Church until his death in 1968. During these years, she...
Florence R. Clever, 101 years old, of Monroe, Ohio, and previously of Clearfield and Kittanning, PA, died on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Mount Pleasant Retirement Village, Monroe, Ohio.

She was born August 11, 1912 on the family farm in Armstrong County, PA

She attended Dayton High School and Indiana Normal School, now Indiana University, Indiana, PA

She and her husband, the late Rev. A. Claude Clever, served Presbyterian churches in Florida, and Mercer County, PA. They served the Curwensville Presbyterian Church from 1944 until 1964 and then the Upper Spruce Creek Presbyterian Church until his death in 1968. During these years, she taught fifth grade in Curwensville and Tyrone. After his death, she settled in Clearfield and taught fifth grade at the Plympton School until her retirement. During this time, she was a member and Elder in the Clearfield Presbyterian Church.

In 2003, she sold her home in the Goldenrod development of Clearfield and moved to Colonial Courtyard. Then she moved close to her daughter in Ohio and lived at the Mount Pleasant Retirement Village Assisted Living in Monroe, OH for the fpr the remainder of her years.

She is survived by her son Charles Claude Clever and his wife Kay Sundback Clever, her daughter Rev. Eloise A. Cowherd, her grandchildren Dirk Claude Shaffer, Joel Clever (Kim), Kelly Clever, Derek Clever, and 4 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; also a daughter-in-law: Julieann Shaffer.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Hattie and Charles W. Runyan, her brother Fred Runyan, her sister Mary Stewart, her daughter, E. Loraine Shaffer, her Son-in-law, Frank Shaffer, her grandsons, Kent Lloyd Shaffer and Bart Merrill Shaffer, her great-grandson Kyle Shaffer.

A service will be held at the Clearfield Presbyterian Church at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, with visitation for one hour preceding the service. Interment will be on Monday, June 30, at 11:00 am at Concord Cemetery, 576 State Route 1037, Dayton, PA 16222.

The family requests no flowers. Contributions may be made to the Clearfield Presbyterian Church or the charity of your choice.

Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., 312 E. Locust Street, Clearfield, PA 16830 is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Online Tributes may be made at www.bennettandhouserfuneralhome.com or www.mem.com.

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"I just learned of the passing of Florence. On behalf of my mother (Elizabeth Lake) and I, I would like to send my thoughts and prayers to the entire family...." Lucy Lake (Pennsylvania Furnace, PA)

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