WILLIAM M. CLINGAN
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
NEW CASTLE NEWS Friday, March 17, 1978