Clair E. Ewing Jr.

July 24, 1936 – July 5, 2018

Clair E. Ewing Jr., 81, Tyrone, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona.

He was born in Tyrone, son of the late Clair George and Esther J. (Friday) Ewing. He married Shirley A. Lafferty on July 6, 1959, and she preceded him in death on July 3, 1987.

Surviving are four children: Dorothy Hoffman (Randy), Robin Ewing, Kelly Robinson (Ricky) and Shane V.L. Ewing, all of Tyrone; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and five siblings: Jeanette (Allen) Hunter, James A. (Alice) Ewing, David (Beverly) Ewing, all of Tyrone, Beverly Ann Beatty of Las Vagas, Nev., and Patsy Stewart of Altoona.

He was preceded by a brother, Richard W. Ewing.

Clair retired from Westvaco Corp., after 40 years of service. He always enjoyed gardening and mowing his lawn.

Friends will be received from 6 until the 8 p.m. funeral service Monday, July 9, 2018, at Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone. Interment will be at Eastlawn Cemetery.