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William Mitcheltree Clingan

3 Feb 1884 - 

17 Mar 1978


Read obituary of his wife Mary Donegan Clingan


  William Mitcheltree Clingan 



William Mitcheltree Clingan, 84, of 120 W. Northview Ave. died at 3 a.m. March 17, 1978 at his home after a three month illness.

He was born on Feb. 3, 1884, in East Lackawannock Township, Mercer County to the late John M. and Mary Bowen Clingan. He was formerly employed at the former New Castle tin mill and later was marshall and steward of the Ecclesian Club of New Castle.

Mr. Clingan was a member of St. Camillus Church and was a charter member. He was married first to the former Clara Strum, who preceded him in death in 1925.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Donegan, whom he married Sept. 27, 1930: five daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Dorothy) Zipfel and Mrs. Leo (Ruth) Zipfel, both of Baltimore, Md. Mrs. Betty Krajewski and Mrs. Theodore (Margaret) Wallas, both of New Castle and Mrs. Roy (Wilma) Lyons of East Lakewood, Ohio., and 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a daughter Ella Mae, and two sisters, Mrs. Karl (Annie) Smith and Miss Estella Anderson.

Friends will be received at the J. Bradley McGonigle Memorial Home. W. Falls and N. Beaver streets from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in St. Camillus Church by the Rev. George E. Leech. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetary. 

NEW CASTLE NEWS Friday, March 17, 1978

Submitted by Bob McKeon





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