Fred G. Clark Sr., 86, of Kittanning, died Monday, September 16, 2019 at home. He was born August 28, 1933 in Kittanning to the late George and Nora (Toy) Clark. Fred was a lifelong resident of the area and worked as an Ironworker. He served in the U.S. Army in the 82nd Airborne during the Korean War and was a member of the Furnace Run Chapel. He also belonged to the American Legion in Cowansville, Kittanning Men’s Club, and Local Union #3 Ironworkers. Fred enjoyed gardening, canning, time at his camp in Tionesta, football, college basketball, and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was an all state basketball player for the Kittanning Wildcats in 1952. He was fondly referred to as Pup by all. He loved Steeler Sunday’s on the pavilion with family and friends. He will always be remembered for his witty sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Gloria Jean (Gaggini) Clark of Kittanning; son, Michael Clark and friend Barb of Kittanning; daughter, Missy and husband Denny Stitt of Kittanning; son, Mark Clark and wife Tina of Kittanning; son, Fred Clark Jr. and wife Penny of Kittanning. He is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren that he loved with all his heart; brother, Joe and wife Esther Clark of Florida; brother, Tom Clark of Ohio; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the funeral home with additional visitation from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service with Pastor Jimmy Edwards officiating. Interment will be in the Cowansville Cemetery.
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