Clara B. Gunsallus

Clara B. Gunsallus

Clara B. Gunsallus, 89, formerly of Blanchard, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at Susque-View Home, Lock Haven.

Born Feb. 26, 1929 in Jerseytown, she was the daughter of the late Glenn C. and Hannah B. Renn Smith.

On Feb. 14, 1950, she married her love, Robert H. Gunsallus, who preceded her in death in 2012.

Clara was a member of Hillview Wesleyan Church.

She enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, camping, crocheting and reading. Clara also liked cooking, baking and canning.

Surviving are four sons. John Sewalt (friend, Ann Lipez), of Lock Haven, Robert (Sherrie) Gunsallus, Jr., of Mill Hall, Wesley Gunsallus, of Lock Haven. and Scott Gunsallus, Sr., of Flemington; her daughter, Kay King, of McElhattan; three sisters, Glenna Hyde, of Bedford, Arlene Bitler, of Millville, and Nancy Libengood, of Mars; 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, William Francis Gunsallus and a sister, Marian Slaugenwhite.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington. Burial will follow at Blanchard Baptist Cemetery.

Friends and family will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions in Clara’s name may be made to Susque-View Residents’ Fund through the funeral home.

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