- Grove City, Pennsylvania


December 31, 2012

Robert J. 'Bob' McClearn

Grew up in Stoneboro, lived at Polk 40 years

SENECA — Robert J. "Bob" McClearn of Polk Center, formerly of Stoneboro, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in the emergency room of UPMC Northwest, Seneca, after an extended illness. He was 68.

Born Aug. 31, 1944 in Stoneboro, Mr. McClearn was the son of Henry H. "Dugan" McClearn and Virginia Beatty McClearn.

Growing up in Stoneboro, he attended special education classes until the age of 14 at Stoneboro and Lakeview schools.

He made his home at Polk State School and Hospital in the 1970s and had lived there for 40 years. He enjoyed working at the Polk greenhouse for many years and also enjoyed making potholders; he loved to tinker.

He loved listening to music, especially his favorites Lawrence Welk and Elvis. He also enjoyed fishing at Stoneboro Lake and at Lake Seguin.

He was of the Protestant faith.

Bob is survived by a niece, Virginia M. "Chinky" Bakos and husband Ricky, Kinsman, Ohio; two nephews, Patrick R. Campbell and John E. Campbell, both Burghill; two great-nieces, Kasey and Stacey Elser; a great-nephew, Adam Elser; and his Polk Center family and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Bonnie A. Campbell; and a nephew, William J. Campbell.

Memorial service for friends and family was Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in The Everyday CafŽ at Polk Center, with the Rev. Sue Montgomery officiating, and Polk Center chaplains assisting.

Arrangements by Scott A. Black Funeral Home, Stoneboro.

Published Dec. 12, 2012, in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201 A Erie St., Grove City.

Text Only
  • ali obtwestlake0723.jpg Ella D. Westlake

    Ella D. Westlake of Ligonier, formerly of Grove City, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, in the Bethlen Home. She was 103.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obit716Hoffman, Naomi.jpg Naomi Elizabeth Palmer Hoffman

    Naomi Elizabeth Palmer Hoffman went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, July 12, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Virginia Ruth Miller Sensenig

    Virginia Ruth Miller Sensenig of Tucumcare, N.M., formerly of Clintonville and Lancaster, Pa., died Friday, July 4, 2014, after a lingering illness. She was 75.

    July 29, 2014

  • Dorothy Patterson McNeish

    Dorothy Patterson McNeish, formerly of Gill Road, Pine Township, passed away at 11:43 a.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Orchard Manor, Pine Township, where she was a resident for nine years. She was 95.

    July 29, 2014

  • Laurabelle L. Long

    Laurabelle L. Long, formerly of Harrisville, died at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in the care of Orchard Manor, Grove City, where she resided. She was 93.

    July 29, 2014

  • ali obt140712-jones, Dorothy May Jones

    Dorothy May Jones, formerly of Grove City, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014, after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving children. She was 97.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obtWilliamson0709.jpg Margaret 'Peg' Miller Williamson

    Margaret "Peg" Miller Williamson of Edgewood Avenue, Grove City, passed away Thursday morning, July 3, 2014, in Grove Manor Nursing Home after becoming ill in April. She was 76.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • obt140709-dankovich, ma.jpg Mary L. Dankovich

    Mary L. Dankovich, a resident for 11 years of Orchard Manor, Pine Township, passed away at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Orchard Manor. She was 91.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali OBT140705-McCool, Drusilla- Drusilla A. "Dolly" McCool

    Drusilla A. "Dolly" McCool of Grove City, formerly of Harrisville, passed away Thursday afternoon, (6-26-14) in Orchard Manor, Grove City. She was 89.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • ali obt140702Jordan, Patricia.j Patricia A. Jordan

    Patricia A. Jordan, a resident since 1991 of Browntown Road, Liberty Township (Slippery Rock), formerly of Clark, N.J., died at 4:01 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, in UPMC Mercy, Pittsburgh. She was 78.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

Featured Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide