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Clair E. Kestner, Sr.

Born: Tue., Mar. 7, 1944
Died: Wed., Mar. 13, 2019


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 17, 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 17, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 18, 2019
Location: United Presbyterian Church of Freeport

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Clair E. Kestner Sr., 75, of Freeport, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his family. Clair was born March 7, 1944, in New Kensington, a son of the late Hazel M. (Lloyd) and David S. Kestner. He worked as a custodian for the Freeport Area School District for many years and retired in 2007. Clair had also worked for a number of years at Freeport Beverage, in Freeport. Clair was a social member of the Freeport VFW and the Freeport Eagles. He enjoyed fishing, going to his camp with his family and attending all of his grandkid's activities. Clair is survived by his wife of 53 years, Candace L. "Candy" (Piperato) Kestner; his two sons, Clair and Amy Kestner Jr., of Freeport, and Frank and Tina Kestner, of Las Vegas, Nev.; two daughters, Lee Ann and Eric Gustafson, of Natrona Heights, and Tammy and Paul Manke, of Freeport; and 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Clair is also survived by his brother, Samuel Kestner, of Allegheny Township; three sisters, Marlene and Lynn Campbell, of Duncannon, Pa., his twin, Carol and John Singer, of Baltimore, Md., and Barbara and Tim Vogel, of Allegheny Township. Clair was preceded by his three brothers, David "Bud", Donald and Kenneth Kestner; and sister, Jane Doverspike. Family and friends will be received from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2019, in the REDMOND FUNERAL HOME INC., 524 High St., Freeport. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019, at the United Presbyterian Church of Freeport, in Freeport, with Pastor Adam Clever officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to AHN Healthcare at Home; Hospice and Palliative Care, 4818 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15224.

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Lynne A. Ralston
   Posted Thu March 14, 2019
Dearest Candy, Clair Jr., Frank, LeeAnn, Tammy, and extended family....I am truly sorry for your loss! Please accept my most sincere, and deepest sympathies. May our Lord be with you and comfort you all at this time.

Anne Balint
   Posted Thu March 14, 2019
Dear Candy and family, Dan and I are so sorry to hear of Clair Sr.'s passing ... May God wrap His loving arms around each of you, and give you peace and comfort iwhen you remember Clair.

Carol Rowley
   Posted Fri March 15, 2019
My sympathy to Clair's family upon his passing.

Joyce Coward Shoop
   Posted Fri March 15, 2019
Candy and Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time, I' m so sorry for your loss, Clair was a good man and will be missed greatly. God Bless each of you in the days to come.

Bob Gruber
   Posted Fri March 15, 2019
My condolences to the family on your loss.

June Cicola
   Posted Sat March 16, 2019
Candy and family...I am so sorry for your loss. My memories of Clair are all good ones. He was a good man who made Buffalo Elem. a good place to be. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
June Cicola

Jim Horneman
   Posted Sun March 17, 2019
My deepest condolence on the passing of your love one Clair.

Linda Lucas
   Posted Sun March 17, 2019
Dear Candy and family, You have my deepest sympathy. May your faith help you at this time. I'll always remember all that he did for Dave.

Dawn and David George and Family
   Posted Sun March 17, 2019
Dear Kestner Family,

Our Deepest Sympathy to your family.
May God Bless you and comfort you in this time of need.

With our love,
The George Family
David Dawn Denae and Douglas

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