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Clair Markle

January 24, 2019
Clair Markle
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Obituary for Clair Markle

Clair L. Markle age 89, passed away at Providence Place Senior Living in Dover on January 24, 2019. He was the loving husband of the late Nettie A. (Kessler) Markle, who passed away in 2012.

Clair was born in Seven Valleys and was the son of the late Jacob H. and Florence E. (Sharp) Markle. He proudly served his country in the US Army in France during the Korean War. He had many employers and most recently worked for Cole Steel in York and retired from the County in York. He was a longtime member of Zion Shaffer’s United Lutheran Church in Seven Valleys, where he served on church council and enjoyed helping with the church picnics. He was an avid gardener and wood worker, he also enjoyed taking Sunday drives and cherished the time he spent with his family.

He is survived by his loving children Dianne Sands and her husband Rodger of Dover, Lester Markle of Stewartstown, Betsy Roth and her husband David of Spring Grove; his grandchildren Kevin Sands and Suzanne (Roth)Hoffman and her husband Brent and his great-granddaughters Ellie and Clara Hoffman. He is also survived by his brothers Dean Sr., Gerald and Fred Markle; his sister Freda Stump and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers Ralph, Marlin and Vernon Markle.

A funeral service in celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am at Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., 175 N. Main St., Spring Grove with Pastor William Lindsay officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 10 – 11 am at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest, next to his wife at Suburban Memorial Gardens in Dover, at the convenience of the immediate family.

In lieu of flowers; contributions in his memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg PA 17110 or Zion (Shaffer’s) United Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 38, Seven Valleys PA 17360.

Condolences may be shared at www.beckfunerals.com


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