2010-02-13 / Obituaries

David J. Clonan

APRIL 9, 1943 - FEBRUARY 3, 2010

David J. Clonan, 66, of Coudersport, died Feb. 3, 2010, at his residence on Elk Street.

Born April 9, 1943 in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Joseph V. Clonan Sr., and Jane Marie Callaghan Clonan. He was formerly married to the former Jean E. Bailey.

Mr. Clonan had been employed with the Pa. Liquor Control Board, working in Coudersport, Bradford, Port Allegany and Emporium. He was a member of St. Eulalia Catholic Church, Port Allegany Moose, and was a social member of American Legion Potter Post 192. He had also been a Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus in Emporium.

Mr. Clonan enjoyed golfing and annual camping trips with his family.

Surviving are four daughters, Christina M. “Tina” Clonan of Coudersport, Kimberly A. Pennington of Emporium, Michelle F. (Robert) Hostler of Linden, N.C., Denise K. Stewart of Texarkana, Ark.; nine grandchildren, Christopher, Justin, Brandon, Craig, Kendra, Andrew, Shamus, Bailey, and Ryan; four great-grandchildren, Gavin, Rheyanna, Averie, and Arianna; four brothers, Joseph V. (Judy) Clonan Jr. of Fitchburg, Mass., Daniel D. (Brenda) Clonan of Emporium, Patrick Clonan of New York State, and Michael F. (Jackie) Clonan of Cheektowaga, N.Y.; eight sisters, Margaret Clonan of Clarence Center, N.Y., Maryellen (Murray) Stoddard of Erie, Jeanette (Thomas) Reily of Getzville, N.Y., Veronica (Bill) Ulrich, Catherine (Ted) Smith, and Noreen (Bob) Kline, all of York, Rita (Douglas) Greenbush of Savannah, Ga., and Brigid (Mark) Monica of North Collins, N.Y., and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and three infant siblings.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Eulalia Catholic Church with the Rev. James Campbell, pastor, as celebrant. Fickinger Funeral Home in Coudersport was in charge of arrangements.

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