Clara M. Bradley

Aug. 28, 1923 – Oct. 12, 2021

Clara M. Bradley, 98, Cresson, passed away Tuesday at her residence. She was born in Gallitzin, daughter of the late John and Otillia (Jancoski) Bradley.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Daniel; siblings: Marie Vasas, Theresa Sweeney, Louise Schoenfeld, Ester Diehl, Joseph Bismark and Dorothy Eckenrode; and brothers-in-law: Frank Vasas, Warren Sweeney, Norman Schoenfeld, Wesley Diehl and Walter Eckenrode.

Surviving are her husband of 73 years, Jerome Bradley, whom she married on Nov. 25, 1948; four children: Kathleen Mortensen and her husband, Paul; Sharon Martynuska; Mark Bradley and his wife, Diane; and Patrick Bradley. She was also blessed with nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Clara was a 1941 graduate of Gallitzin High School. She was employed by the Naval Dept. in Washington, D.C., during World War II.

Clara was a resident of St. Petersburg, Fla., for 34 years following her retirement from Gallitzin Savings & Loan Bank. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, bird watching and gardening. Most importantly, she loved spending time with her family.

Friends and family will be received from 10 until 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Anderson Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 233 Keystone Ave., Cresson.

A funeral Mass will follow at noon Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Cresson. Committal at St. Francis Xavier Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Anderson Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com.