Clara Packer
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Obituary for Clara Packer (Peese)

Clara Ann Packer, 91, of Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, Lewistown, formerly of Bellefonte, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home. Clara was born on May 10, 1926, in Beech Creek, a daughter of the late Joseph and Sudie Peese. In 1945, she married Clair E. Packer who preceded her in death in 1974. Clara is survived by her daughters, Tena M. Packer, of Bellefonte and Janet L (Glenn A.) Sacona, of Bellefonte; and her son, Charles V. Packer, of Taylorsville, N.C. Also surviving are her six grandchildren, Tracy Packer, Charles V. Packer, Jr., of Bellefonte, Kelly Jo (Jesse) Jones, of Bradford, Shawn A. (Lindsay) Packer, of Bellefonte, Jessica L. Weaver, of Bellefonte and Raymond C. Weaver, also of Bellefonte; and her 12 great-grandchildren. Clara had worked at Penn State University in the housekeeping department for 25 years before her retirement and was also a homemaker. Clara had attended Faith United Methodist Church in Bellefonte. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, the apple of her eye, and going out to eat with her family. She loved to do word search puzzles, needle point and go for rides in the country. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Betty L. (Packer) Clark; her son, Ronald E. Packer; her grandson, Gary Lee Clark, Jr.; her brothers, James Bartley and Charles Bartley; her sisters, Fannie Bowes and Dorothy Bowes; and her long - long time companion, Austin Hendershot in 1993. Family and friends will be received Friday, November 17, 2017, from 10-11 a.m. at The Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg, with Funeral Services at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Zion Union Cemetery, Walker Township, Centre County. Memorial contributions may be made to The Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, P.O. Box 288, Milesburg, PA 16853 in memory of Clara Ann Packer. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, Milesburg. Online condolences may be made to
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