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Clarence A. Beale

Born: Sun., Jul. 10, 1921
Died: Thu., Jun. 20, 2013

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Clarence A. Beale, 91, of Gaston, SC, passed away on Thursday, June 20th, while in the company of family members at his daughter's home. Mr. Beale was a long time resident of South Buffalo Twp. Clarence was born in Leechburg, PA on July 10, 1921. He was the son of the late Grace A. (McElroy) and Joseph A. Beale, Jr. He served in the US Army Air Corps in WW II and was honorably discharged with the rank of Corporal. In 1960 he began working for the Federal Government as an FAA Inspector assigned to Eastern Airlines, Miami, FL. In 1971 he transferred to Atlanta, GA where he was assigned to Delta Airlines as a Chief Inspector. He retired in 1979 after 37 years of civil service. He had been a member of the Slate Lick Reformed Presbyterian Church 1980-2003 where he served as an elder. He attended Crosswinds Alliance Church in Butler after moving to Concordia in 2005. Clarence was a member of and Past Master of the F&AM Lodge #239 in Freeport, Coudersport Consistory, Syria Temple, Pittsburgh, Past Holy Rood Commander, Past High Priest Chapter, Illustrious Master and Commander of the York Rite, Kittanning. He is also a member of the South Buffalo Grange. He was a gifted man who could build or repair anything from clocks to houses.

He is survived by his wife of 67 1/2 years, Clara Belle (Smith) Beale; their 2 daughters, Grace A. (Wayne A.) Weible, of Auburn, KS and Adanna S. (Rev. C. Steven) McGee, with whom he lived, of Gaston, SC. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren: Wayne A. Weible, Jr., Katheryn G. Lansford, Rev. Michael A. (Jenny) McGee, Jennifer L. (John) Roth, Hannah G. McGee, Joshua S. McGee, Geneva R. McGee and David M. Beale; 11 great grandchildren: Patrick, Mikayla and Noah Weible, Victoria and James Lansford, Jude and Peter McGee, and Andrew, Abby, Aaron and Anna Roth. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons Philip A. Beale, Sr. who passed in 1994, Joseph H. Beale who passed in 2002, and grandson Philip A. Beale, Jr., who passed in 1995.

Family and friends will be received on Monday June 24th from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. in Freeport. A Masonic service will be held Monday evening in the funeral home. Funeral service will be held in the Slate Lick United Presbyterian Church, 106 Brown Rd. at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25th, with Rev. Jonathan Andrews and Rev. Steve McGee officiating. Rev. Michael McGee will officiate the committal service to be followed by burial with military honors at the Freeport Cemetery in Freeport

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children at http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/ and the Alzheimer's Foundation at http://www.alzfdn.org/.

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wendy thompson olszewski

I remember your Husband/Father....from being friends with my Mom....Jane Thompson...they were classmates...he was so kind and always offered Mom a ride to their Class reunions...Which I think they both never missed one...Mom passed away a year December...I'm so sorry for the loss of your wonderful Husband...and Father...I know he is in good company in Heaven....and I'm sure...a happy reunion for all who were there to greet him at Heaven's gate.....God Bless you and comfort.....

Gloria and John Foster

Clarence was a very special relative and friend. He was a kind and gentle giant of a man and cared about people so much. When we lost mom and Uncle Paul, he was there with hugs and understanding. I loved him and am grateful he is "home" now and that we will see him again one day!

Jim Lindsay Family

My condolences go out to the family of Clarence Beale. I always considered him a friend and could always count on his solid and consistent judgment. My friendship with him in the Masons and in life were always good. He could be trusted completely. He surely will be missed. May God Bless you Brother and your family! Jim Lindsay

Daphne Mangroo (Aunt Dolly)

To the Beale Family and Adanna and Family I want to extend my sincere condolances to you all and may God sustain and keep you strong at this time.

It is a comfort that you know your dad is with the Lord. May you all find peace and courage in His strength.

God Bless you all.

Pat Mro Haven 111

All the clocks in Heaven will now work. God Bless. Pat Mro


I miss you, Daddy and love you so much!

Barb Beale

I send my deepest sympathies to Clara Belle and her family. Clarence was a wonderful, caring and loving husband and father. He always had a smile on his face. He will be missed greatly but he is in a happy loving place now. God Bless you... I send my love to you from Colorado... Barb

Celia Jo Roebuck Walbert
   Posted Mon February 22, 2021
Adanna and family,
I was so sad to hear of your lost. I remember so many happy times
When our families were together.
My prayers are with all of you.
Celia Jo

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