Clyde R. McCartney, formerly of South Pymatuning Township, passed away at 4:07 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Nugent Convalescent Home, Hermitage. He was 90.
Mr. McCartney was born Aug. 25, 1923, in Wheatland to Miles M. and Clara J. Thompson McCartney.
Clyde attended Wheatland area schools.
He worked for 19 years in maintenance for Perrine Oil of Hermitage and was employed for the former Sandonelle Co. of Grove City in its chemical processing and packaging department.
He was a former member of Charleston United Methodist Church.
Clyde served in the Army during World War II in the 406th Coast Artillery Gun Detachment.
He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed traveling and camping.
His wife, the former Florence Susa, whom he married Jan. 19, 1943, survives in Hermitage.
Surviving are: a daughter, Donna L. McCartney, West Middlesex; three sons, Clyde T. McCartney and his wife Kathy, Hubbard; Richard M. McCartney, Hermitage; and Mark M. McCartney, Georgetown, Texas; his grandchildren, Mark, Miles, Andrea and Lance and his wife Cara McCartney; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Isabelle Burger and Alma Lucich; a brother, Walter McCartney; and a daughter-in-law, Deborah McCartney.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 719 Indiana Drive, Erie, PA 16505.
Clyde R., 90, formerly of South Pymatuning Township.
Calling hours: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday (7-10-14) in JOHN FLYNN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY Inc., 2630 E. State St., Hermitage. Friends may sign a guestbook at www.flynnfuneralhome.com.
Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday (7-11-14) in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. William Locke, pastor of Charleston United Methodist Church, officiating. Full military honors will be rendered by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6233, West Middlesex, and American Legion Post 432, Wheatland.
Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage.