Clement H. "Buzz" GARDNER, 77, of West Pittsburgh died the morning of Dec. 30, 1998 in Jameson Hospital. Born Nov. 14, 1921, in New Castle, he was the son of the late
Hilary and Hazel Hiler Gardner. He married the former
Henrietta "Hon" Colella on June 24, 1944. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II. In addition to his wife, survivors include one son,
William "Buzzy" Gardner of McMurray, Pa.; five daughters,
Carol Ann Malizia and Geri Orrico, both of New Castle;
Denise Russo of Macedonia, Ohio; Lori Kobayashi
of Gibsonia; and Sona Kennedy of Wexford; three sisters,
Marie Robertson of Sun City, Ariz. and Honey Stevens and
Vera Hilton, both of New Castle; 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a brother, William Gardner,
and three granddaughters, Elizabeth, Ashlee and Anna Maria Russo.
Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the New Castle Area Honor Guard.
New Castle News - Died December 30, 1998 (abstract)
by Bea Mansfield