Louise H. “Wez” McClement
Louise H. “Wez” McClement, 85, of Philipsburg, PA died on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Clearfield, PA.
Born on August 22, 1929 in Philipsburg, PA she was the daughter of the late Matthew and Sarah (Wood) Horne. On October 9, 1949 in Philipsburg she married Fred Pelton Jr. who preceded her in death. On July 3, 1975 she married James M. McClement who died on February 15, 1992.
She was a member and regular attender of the First Baptist Church of Philipsburg. Mrs. McClement had an active social life and enjoyed friendships of many. She had a fondness for dogs and loved to bake goodies. She was a distinguished donor of the American Red Cross, having donated more than 17 gallons during her lifetime.
In her younger years, Mrs. McClement worked at the Sugar bowl and W.T. Grant Company in Philipsburg. She was then employed with the General Cigar Company plant in Philipsburg for 22 years and lastly with the Charles Navasky & Company for 5 years until retiring. She was a 1947 graduate of the Philipsburg High School.
In addition to her parents and both husbands she was preceded in death by: a sister, Jane Fenton and a brother in law, Edward Fenton.
She is survived by: a daughter, Anne (Pelton) Rutkoskie & her husband Mike of Danville, PA; a step-son, James M. McClement & his wife, Shirley of Lubbock, TX; and a sister, Bettie Husted & her husband of Tom of Philipsburg, PA. Mrs. McClement is also survived by three grandchildren, Samantha Rutkoskie & her husband, Ron Grzywacz of Royersford, PA; Eli Rutkoskie of Philadelphia, PA, Izaak Rutkoskie of Beaumont, TX; a great-granddaughter, Charlotte Grzywacz of Royersford, PA; three step-grandchildren, Angela Zisiger, Timothy McClement and Pamela Johnson; one step-great-grandchild, Aspen Zisiger; and three nephews and their families, Ed & Ruth Fenton and children of State College, Matt & Pat Fenton and sons of State College, and Jim & Loretta Husted and their son of Baker, LA.
The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home in Philipsburg, PA, with Rev. Ted G. Seibert officiating. Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg, PA.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 1 – 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to:
SPCA, 275 21’st. Street, Clearfield, PA 16830
Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospice, P.O. Box 992, Clearfield, PA 16830
American Red Cross, 121 1/2 E. Beaver Ave., State College, PA 16801
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908
Friends may sign the guestbook at www.beezerheathfh.com