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CLINE, Betsy Ann

HARDY COUNTY NEWS, Moorefield Examiner, Nov 28th  - Mrs. Betsy Ann Cline, who died Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ginn, was buried here Monday evening at 2:30. Dr. D. C. Cline who was called here by the illness and death of his mother returned to his home at Dumfries, Va. Saturday.
Keyser Tribune, December 6, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 10, 2010


CLINE, David
 
FROSTBURG — David Cline, 80, a former resident, died yesterday in the Allegany County Infirmary, Cumberland. Surviving are a brother, Alfred B. Cline, Girard, Ohio, and a number of nephews and nieces.The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p. m. at the funeral home and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times, March 23, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted September 28, 2013

CLINEDINST, Augustus

Augustus Clinedinst died Saturday night, about 10 o'clock, at the age of 75 years, 6 months and 1 day. The disease was inflammation of the bladder. this trouble started on him about fifteen years ago, and in the meantime he suffered much from it. However he kept up until last spring, when he succumbed to the ravages of the disease sufficiently to be confined to the house. In the meantime, he could be up part of the time but slowly succumbed, till about a week before his decease and then sank rapidly. The funeral was preached at the Trinity church, Monday by B W Smith. Surviving are the widow, three sons and one daughter.
Keyser Tribune, September 16, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 28, 2010


CLISE, Charles H.

Charles H Clise, 67, Westernport died at 10:30 o'clock last night in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland.  His body was taken to the home of his son, Thomas Clise, Poplar Street, Westernport.  He was a widower and is survived by four sons and four daughters: Thomas and James Clise, Westernport; Charles and Leonard Clise, Cleveland, O; Mrs Annie Williams, Cleveland, O; Mrs Ida Jones, Westernport; Mrs Abel Wilt, Port Eustis, Tex; Mrs Helen Keller, Midland, Pa.  The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon from the home.  Burial will be in Philos Cemetery.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, June 30, 1931 - pg 2, col 5
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted May 6, 2014


CLISE, John Peter

Frostburg, June 25 — John Peter Clise, aged 91, National, one of the oldest Civil War veterans in Western Maryland, died at his home last night at 9:15 o'clock, following old age complications. Mr. Clise was born at Clarysville, this county, on November 11, 1838, the son of the late George and Mary Clise. He was a member of Company K, Fourth West Virginia Infantry, Union Army, serving four years. He was a retired blacksmith, last operating a shop at Klondike Mine No. 7, Consolidation Coal Company. Surviving are three daughters and one son, Mrs. William Martin, of Youngstown, Ohio; Miss Carrie Clise and Walter Clise, and Mrs. Alex Quinn, at home. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the home at National, with Rev. Dr. U. S. Wright, pastor of Midland M. E. Church, officiating. Interment will be in Miller Cemetery at Klondike. Mr. Clise was a charter member of Anchor Lodge, No. 111, Knights of Pythias, Midland. Mr. Clise had been bedfast since a fall seven months ago.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 25, 1930
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 18, 2009



CLISE, Mrs. William (nee Winters)

Mrs. William Clise, aged 56 years, widow of former County Commissioner William Clise, died yesterday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. James Albright, after an illness of many months. She was the daughter of Jacob Winters. Mrs. Clise was born near Dan's Rock. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Alex Martin and Mrs. James Albright. The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon from the Winter farm at the old home place.
-Cumb News of 7th
Keyser Tribune, December 15, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 10, 2010


CLITES,  Albert R.

HYNDMAN - Albert R. Clites, 74, of RD 1, Hyndman, died yesterday at his residence. A lifelong area resident he was a son of the late Daniel and Sarah (Porter) Clites. He was a member of Methodist Chapel of Cook's Mill. A retired Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Rolling Mill employe he was a member of International Brotherhood of Blacksmiths, Drop Forgers and Helpers. He is survived by his wife, Mary (Campbell) Clites; a daughter, Mrs. Alverna Stuckey, Mechanicsburg; a son Willie R. Clites, Elizabeth, N.J., two brothers, William Clites, Corriganville, and Roy Clites, Ellerslie; five grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted here Wednesday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Richard C. Chambers. Burial will be in Cook's Mill Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 27, 1965
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)


 


CLITES, Mrs. Amanda Shoemaker
 
Mrs. Amanda Clites, 82, a former Bedford resident, died at the Brookline Convalescent Home at Mifflintown, Pa., Wednesday evening, July 27, 1977. She was born in Somerset County, June 22, 1895, a daughter of Mahlon and Mazie (Sommerville) Shoemaker. She was married to Walter Clites who preceded her in death in 1966. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ethel Bloom, of Johnstown, R.D. 2; and Kathryn, wife of Kenneth Miller, of Lewistown, R.D. 2. Seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren also survive. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. Funeral services: Saturday, July 30, at 10:30 a.m. in the Louis Geisel Funeral Home, Bedford, with Rev. Lee Weaver, officiating. Burial in the Lybarger Cemetery, Buffalo Mills. Friends will be received in the funeral home this evening from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Bedford Gazette, July 29, 1977
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 24, 2014 

CLITES, Mrs. Annie Martz

HYNDMAN - Mrs. Annie Clites, 60, of RD 1, Hyndman, died Friday night in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. A native of Glencoe, Pa., she was born November 3, 1905, a daughter of the late Charles and Emma (Hosselrode) Martz. Her husband, Clarence W. Clites, died in 1957. Mrs. Clites had a son, Earl Clites, who was killed in action in World War II. She was a Gold Star Mother and a member of the Wills Creek Methodist Chapel at Cooks Mills. Survivors include a son, Clarence Ray Clites, RD l, Hyndman; four daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Burley and Mrs. Roberta Burley, both of Cumberland; Mrs. Katherine Evans, Hyndman, and Mrs. Helen Carr, Baltimore; two brothers, Wilbur and Charles Martz, both of Meyersdale; three sisters, Violet Martz, June Martz and Alva Martz, and nine grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home here where services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. by Rev. Richard C. Chambers. Interment will be in the Porter Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Printy, Edgar Shaffer, Fred Bagley, John Mason, Melvin Shroyer and Frank Stahlman.
The Cumberland News, April 11, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 11, 2009



CLITES, Mrs. Bessie Elizabeth Leydig

Bessie Elizabeth Clites, 69, R.D. 1, Hyndman died Sunday, June 24,1973 at her home in Hyndman. She was born November 28, 1903 the daughter of the late Howard and Ella Leydig. She is survived by her husband, John R. Clites, and two sons, Earl Chester Clites, and Clifton Eugene Clites, both of R.D. 1, Hyndman. Four brothers, Ben, Accident, Maryland; George, Cumberland, Maryland; Howard, Hyndman; and John, Greencastle, Pa.; four sisters, Mila Fleegle, Schellsburg; Elsie Lepley, R.D. I, Hyndman; Mary Burkett, Buffalo Mills; and Nellie Miller, R.D. 1, Hyndman also survive along with eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services: Wednesday, June 27 at 2 p.m. in the Zeigler Funeral Home in Hyndman with the Rev. Leroy Logsdon officiating. Burial in the Hyndman Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 and on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.
The Bedford Gazette, June 25, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 28, 2010


Name: Charles Howard Clites, Jr., 75, of Cumberland, MD
 
DOB: October 11, 1929, in Ridgeley, WV
 
DOD: May 26, 2005, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, MD
 
Military: U.S. Air Force veteran
 
Spouse: Betty, his wife of 50 years
 
Survived by: wife; one son, two daughters, one brother
 
Burial: May 29, 2005, Sunset Memorial Park
 
Source: Upchurch Funeral Home, Cumberland, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 13, 2014


CLITES, Clyde W.

Corriganville - Clyde W. Clites, 55, died yesterday in Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, where he had been a patient three days. He was born April 22, 1918, in Hyndman, a son of the late George and Minerva (Mull) Clites. Mr. Clites was an employe of the Amcelle Plant of Celanese Fibers Corporation, and a member of 1874, Textile Workers of America. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his widow, Iva (Sides) Clites; two sons, Paul Clites, Corona, Cal., and Melvin Clites, Chambersburg, Pa.; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Shaffer, RD 1, Hyndman; five brothers, Samuel and Calvin Clites, RD 1, Hyndman, Robert and Frank Clites, both of Baltimore, and Raymond Clites, Fort Marion, W. Va.; four sisters, Mrs. Sarah Hutzell and Mrs. Ruth Deremer, both of RD 1, Hyndman, Mrs. Pamela Gibbner, Germany, Mrs. Ollie Mae Suddeth, Baltimore, and eight grandchildren. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. A service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home by Rev. Leroy Logsdon, with interment in Comps Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 19, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)



CLITES, Earl Chester

HYNDMAN, Pa. - Earl Chester Clites, 78, of Hyndman Road, Hyndman, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2003, at WMHS Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland, Md. Born June 22, 1924, in Hyndman, he was the son of the late John Ross and Bessie Elizabeth (Leydig) Clites. He was also preceded in death by Doris Maxine (Lepley) Clites, his wife of 45 years, in 1989; an infant daughter; and brother. Surviving are a son, E. Howard Clites and wife Liz (LePere), Hyndman; three daughters, Elizabeth A. Liz Miller and husband Robert, Bedford, Catherine J. Kitty Troutman and husband Richard, and Rose A. Bunny Allison and husband Randy, all of Hyndman; a brother, Clifton E. and wife Peggy (Madden), Hyndman; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Doris Shaffer. Mr. Clites had worked as a self-employed truck driver. He attended the Bible Gospel Church, Hyndman. He was also an avid hunter and he enjoyed spending time at his farm. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Fay E. Leydig officiating. Interment will be in the Hyndman Cemetery. Mr. Clites' grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Cumberland Times-News, Wednesday, March 31, 2003
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 28, 2010


CLITES, Pvt. Earl L.
 
Jan 31    A reburial service for Pvt. Earl L. Clites, 18 State Line, Pa near Ellerslie, who was killed in action in the invasion of Normandy in 1944, will be held Wednesday at 2 pm in the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. Military rites will be accorded in Porter Cemetery by Oscar R. Jordan Post No. 7375, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Pvt. Clites was the son of Clarence and Anna (Martz) Clites.  He was employed as a warp knitter at the Celanese plant, Cumberland, before entering the Army November 24, 1943.  He was sent overseas in April 1944 after training at Fort McClelland, Ala and Fort Meade, MD. He was a member of Cook’s Mill Methodist Church and of Ellerslie P.O.S. of A. In addition to the parents, he is survived by one brother, Clarence at home, one sister, Mrs. Dorothea Burley, Hyndman; 2 sisters, Katherine and Roberta, and a foster sister, Helen Keolker, all at home. The body will arrive here Monday.
No date/publication noted ~ if you have info, please contact GenieRagan@msn.com
(Courtesy of Polly Groves)
Posted December 12, 2013


CLITES, Pvt. Earl L. 
 
Clites Reburial is Planned Today 
Hyndman, Pa. - A funeral service for Pvt. Earl L. Clites, 18, Sate Line, Pa., near Ellerslie, who was killed in action in the invasion of Normandy in 1944, will be conducted this afternoon at 2:00 in the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. Rev. C. O. Crowe, pastor of Ellerslie Methodist Church, will officiate and reburial will be in Porter Cemetery.  Full military rites will be accorded by Oscar Jordan Post No. 7375, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Hyndman, with J. Mason Kerr, Sr., vice commander, in charge. Active pallbearers will be Sheldon Lewis, William and Robert Ritchie and John Korns.  Honorary pallbearers will be J. E. Corley, J. E. Mason, L. Kennedy and D. Leydig. Color guard – Albert Horner, Harry Ritchey, Denzil Harbert and Robert Golden. Firing squad – J. Elliott,  F. Phillipi, R. DeVore, D. Deneen, C. Shilling, Albert Shopper and E. Leydig, John Miller will be chaplain and Paul Evans, bugler.
No date noted; Cumberland Times News
(Courtesy of Polly Groves) Wish I had a date
Posted December 12, 2013


CLITES, Mrs. Effie Allan Yost, nee Albright

Mrs. Effie Allan Yost Clites, 80, of Barrelville, was dead on arrival last night at Sacred Heart Hospital. She had been in failing health for about three months. She was the daughter of the late William and Christine (Emerick) Albright. She was a member of the Central Assembly of God Church. Surviving are her husband, Scott W. Clites; three sons by a previous marriage, John E. Yost and William R. Yost, both city, and Charles L. Yost, Wheaton; four daughters by a previous marriage, Mrs. William F. Leake, Mrs. Frederick E. Pope, Mrs. Charles R. Lineburg and Mrs. Alvin C. Boor, all city; five stepsons, Sam W. Clites, city; Bruce Clites, Scranton, Pa.; William Clites, Huntingdon, Pa.; Floyd Clites, Hyndman, RD 1, and Ambrose Clites, Barrelville; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Russell Fair, Buffalo Mills, Pa., and Mrs. Raymond Ranker, Ellerslie; three sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Beal, Mt. Savage; Mrs. Clara Yantz, Bell Grove, and Mrs. Lola Dorsey, Baltimore; 18 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer Funeral Home where friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. tomorrow. A service will be conducted at 2 p. m. Friday in the funeral home by Rev. Irwin W. Martin, assistant pastor of the Central Assembly of God Church. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 26, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 21, 2012



CLITES, Mra. Eleanor R. Taylor

CUMBERLAND - Eleanor R. Clites, 72 of Cumberland, died Tuesday Oct. 31, 2006, at her residence. Born Nov. 24, 1933, in Cumberland, she was a daughter of the late Lindley and Bertie (Ring) Taylor. She also was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy E. Clites in 1995; and a brother, Charles Taylor. Surviving are her stepchildren, LeRoy Clites, Ellerslie, Linda Lowery, Corriganville, Judy Clites, Hyndman, Pa., and Anna Neilson, Barton; one brother, Lindley Taylor, Albany, N.Y.; and several step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mrs. Clites was a salesperson for Sarah Coventry Jewelry for 36 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Flintstone and the Red Hat Club. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, on Friday from 2 to 3 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Virginia Weaver officiating. Burial will be private.
Cumberland Times-News, November 3, 2006
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 6, 2010



CLITES, Erdie Leafy Burkett

Erdie Leafy Clites, 87, of the Presbyterian Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Duncansville, died on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, at Bon Secours Hospital, Altoona. She was born on May 16, 1916, in Buffalo Mills, a daughter of the late George Howard and Edith Elizabeth (Rizer) Burkett. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul M. Clites in 1983, and by four brothers and four sisters. Surviving are these children: Gerald P. Clites and wife Diane (Sobecky) of Greeley, Colorado, and Linda Ann Snider and Lois Jean Beer, of Altoona, A brother, Cletus Burkett of Manns Choice, three grandsons, two great-grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Mrs. Clites was a homemaker and member of the First Presbyterian Church, Hollidaysburg. Funeral services: Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, 169 Clarence Street, Hyndman, with Ronald S. Clites officiating. Burial in Cooks Mill Cemetery, Stringtown.
The Bedford County Inquirer, October 24, 2003
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 28, 2010

CLITES, Floyd G. 
 
Floyd G. Clites, 69, of Corriganville, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital. Born at Cooks Mills, Pa., he was a son of the late Charles S. and Ollie (Logsdon) Clites. Mr. Clites was a retired electrician and was a member of Corriganville Methodist Church and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Surviving are his widow, Eula B. (Shrout) Clites, and five children, Paul F. Clites, Cresaptown; Earl E. Clites, Corriganville; Mrs. Juanita E. Siders, Vienna, Va.; Ronald A. Clites, Greenpoint, and Darl Clites, Rockville. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Corriganville Methodist Church by Rev. Milton W. Benny, pastor. Burial will be in Porter Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church an hour before the service.
The Cumberland News, July 26, 1967
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 24, 2014



CLITES, G. Walter 
 
G. Walter Clites, 70, of 24 East Pitt Street, Bedford, died Thursday afternoon, March 3, 1966 in Bedford County Memorial Hospital. He was born in Bard, December 7, 1895. He was a son of Eli and Martha (Shirey) Clites. He is survived by his wife, the former Amanda Shoemaker Clites, and these children: Mrs. Ethel Bloom of 1090 Edison Avenue, Johnstown; Mrs. Catherine Miller of Lewistown R.D. 2; these brothers and sisters: Homer of Delaware; Edward and Curtis, both of California; Mrs. Margaret O'Donald of Salisbury, Pa.; and Hazel Clites of Bedford. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. One son, George, died November, 1964. He was a member of the Bedford Church of the Brethren and the Evansburg Masonic Lodge 312. He was a retired mine foreman. Funeral services: Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Louis Geisel Funeral Home in Bedford by the Rev. Joseph Mason. Burial in the Lybarger Lutheran Cemetery. Friends will be received in the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 on Saturday.
The Bedford Gazette, March 4, 1966
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 24, 2014



CLITES, Mrs. Hester Bell Willison

HYNDMAN, Pa. — Mrs. Hester Bell Clites, 85, wife of Henry Clites, Route 1, died yesterday. Born March 23, 1866, in Hyndman, Mrs. Clites was a daughter of the late Jacob and Susan (Shroyer) Willison. She held membership in Ellerslie Evangelical Church and the Royal Neighbors of America. Surviving, besides her husband, are a brother, Charels E. Willison, Hyndman, and two sisters, Mrs. Rose Carolus, Rockwood, and Mrs. Emma Lothers, Cumberland. The body is at the home. Services will be held Friday at 2:30 p. m. in Comps Evangelical Reformed Church with Rev, Charles Haley officiating. Burial will take place in Comps Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 14, 1951
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 29, 2011



CLITES, Jesse Earl

Jesse Earl Clites, 70, Ellerslie, died yesterday at his home. A native of Hyndman, he was a son of the late Wesley and Catherine (Witt) Clites. A retired Western Maryland Railway employe, he was a member of Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of America and St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Ellerslie. Surviving are his widow, Lottie May (Hosselrode) Clites; three sons, Leroy E. Clites, Ellerslie; Paul H. Clites, Valley Road, and Jesse E. Clites Jr., Homewood Addition; a daughter, Mrs. Martha M. Kennell, RD 1, Hyndman; a brother, Walter Clites, Grantsville; a sister, Mrs. Pearl Emerick, Fairhope, Pa.; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The body is at the Ziegler Funeral Home in Hyndman where friends will be received Fiday from 7 until 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 3 until 9 p.m. A service will be conducted here Sunday at 2 p.m. Rev. Milton Benny will officiate and interment will follow in the Porter Cemetery, RD 1, Hyndman.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 7, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




CLITES, Jesse E., Jr.

A service for Jesse E. Clites Jr., 36, who was found dead Sunday in the cab of a truck in the garage of his residence in Homestead Addition, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman. Rev. George E. Baughman will officiate and interment will be in Porter Cemetery. A native of Ellerslie, he was a son of Mrs. Lottie (Hosselrode) Clites, RD 1, Hyndman, and the late Jesse Earl Clites, Sr. Employed as a roofer, he was a veteran of the Korean war and was a member of the Order of the Red Men, Cumberland. Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, Shirley (Piper) Clites; four children, Natalie, Marvin, Robert and Tammy, at home; two brothers, Leroy Clites, Ellerslie, and Paul H. Clites, Valley Road, and a sister, Mrs. Martha M. Kennell, RD 1, Hyndman.
The Cumberland News, March 6, 1973
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)




CLITES, John R.

John R. Clites, 72, of Hyndman, was dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md., Tuesday afternoon, June 10, 1975. He was born Feb. 11, 1903, in Meyersdale, a son of the late John Samuel Clites and Emma (Albright) Clites. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie (Leydig) Clites. Surviving are two sons, Earl C. Clites and Clifton E. Clites, both of Hyndman RD 1; a brother, Woodrow C. Clites of Hyndman, and four sisters, Mrs. Sarah Burkett and Mrs. Ethel Mull, both of Hyndman; Mrs. Ruth Leydig, Buffalo Mills RD 1, and Mrs. Nettie Kline, Cumberland, Md.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. Clites was a self-employed coal operator, and a member of the United Methodist Church of Gravel Pit. Funeral services: Friday, June 13, at 11 a.m. in the Zeigler Funeral Home, with Rev. Leroy Logsdon officiating. Burial in Hyndman Cemetery.
The Bedford County Inquirer, June 20, 1975
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted July 28, 2010



CLITES, John Samuel

John Samuel Clites, 68, died suddenly this morning at his home in Hyndman, Pa. He apparently had been in good health. The son of the late Philip and Sarah (Clink) Clites, he was a farmer and railroader. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, Cumberland street; the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, and of Rockwood, Pa., Lodge No. 1140, Odd Fellows. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Emma (Albright) Clites, and the following children: John R. Clites, Mrs. Otto Burkett, Mrs. Charles Leydig, of Hyndman; Mrs. Ethel Mull, Madley; Mrs. Dorcil Kline, Cumberland, and Woodrow Clites, at home; a brother Scott Clites, Buffalo Mills; two sisters, Mrs. Hannah Rice, Cumberland, and Mrs. Oliver Emerick, Fairhope. Services will be conducted Monday at 2:30 p. m. from the residence of his son, John R. Clites, of Hyndman, with the Rev. Charles Haley, of Jennerstown, officiating. Interment will be in Hyndman cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, November 23, 1944
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 28, 2011


CLITES, Miss Maude Leona 
 
BUFFALO MILLS — Miss Maude Leona Clites, 54, died Wednesday at her home in Ravenna, Ohio. A native of Buffalo Mills, daughter of Silas Clites, Buffalo Mills, and the late Sarah (Sheirer) Clites, she had been an evangelist for more than 33 years, conducting meetings in Tennessee, the Carolinas and Michigan. Miss Clites had been residing in Ohio for a number of years. Surviving, besides her father, are five brothers. Earl Clites, Johnstown; William Clites, Buffalo Mills; Lenzie Clites, Akron; Guy Clites, Berlin, and Ross Clites, Harrisburg; and three sisters, Miss Mabel Clites, Buffalo Mills; Mrs. Mary Robertson, Atwater, Ohio, and Miss Amanda Clites, Nashville, Tenn. The body will remain at the home of her father until 10:30 a. m. Sunday when it will be taken to the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman, for services at 2:30 p. m. James Beacon and John Tust will perform the services and interment will be in Lybarger Cemetery. Family requests flowers be omitted.
The Cumberland Evening Times, June 11, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 24, 2014 


 
CLITES, Mrs. Minnie Maude Ramsey
 
Mrs. Minnie Maude Clites, of Bedford, Rt. 3, died at her residence Monday afternoon, Feb. 1, 1960. She was born Oct. 4, 1888, in Shade Gap, a daughter of George and Amanda (Nace) Ramsey. She is survived by her husband, Scott Clites, and six children: Samuel W. Clites, Cumberland; Bruce Clites, East Aurora, N.Y.; William Clites, Huntingdon; Floyd Clites, Hyndman, Rt. 1; Mrs. Hazel Fait, Buffalo Mills, and Mrs. Phyllis Ranker, Ellerslie, Md. She was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Gravel Pit. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 o'clock in the church at Gravel Pit, the Rev. Harvey Williams, pastor, officiating. Interment in Madley cemetery. Friends will be received at the Zeigler Funeral Home, Hyndman.
The Bedford Gazette, February 2, 1960
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 24, 2014

CLITES, Miss. S. Hazel 
 
SALISBURY, Pa. - S. Hazel Clites, 89, of 116 Old Route 219, Salisbury, died Friday, July 24, 1998, at Meyersdale Medical Center. Born May 11, 1909, in Boynton, she was a daughter of the late Eli and Martha (Shirey) Clites. She was preceded in death by five brothers, Walter, Benjamin, Homer, Edward and Curtis Clites. Survivors include a sister, Margaret O'Donnell, Salisbury; and a number of nieces and nephews. Miss Clites formerly operated Clites Guest Home, Bedford, prior to her retirement. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, Md., on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. with Ralph Miller and Carlton Schooley officiating. Interment will be in Lybarger Cemetery, Madley.
Saturday, July 25, 1998, Cumberland Times-News
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted November 15, 2013 


CLITES, Scott Winfield

ELLERSLIE - Scott Winfield Clites, 86, died Friday at the Cuppett-Weeks Nursing Home, Oakland. Born October 1, 1889 at Hyndman, Mr. Clites was a son of the late Phillip and Sarah Clites. His wife, Minnie Maude (Ramsey) Clites, preceded him in death. Mr. Clites was a retired farmer and a member of Gravel Pit United Methodist Church. Surviving are four sons, Bruce Clites and William Clites, both of Huntingdon, Pa.; Floyd Clites, Somerset, Pa.; Ambrose Clites, RD. 1, Frostburg; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Fait, Buffalo Mills, Pa.; Mrs. Phyllis Messmer, Hancock; 30 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. at the Zeigler Funeral Home by Rev. Robert W. Hinkle. Interment will be in Madley Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, April 19, 1976
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 12, 2012



CLITES, Walter E.

Hyndman - Walter E. Clites, 78, of RD 1 here, died last night in the Fisher and Fazio Nursing Home. Born January 10, 1894 at RD 1, here, he was a son of the late Westley and Katherine (Witt) Clites. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Pearl V. Emerick, Fairhope, Pa. The body is at the Zeigler Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted Sunday at 10:30 a. m. in the funeral home by Rev. Leroy Logsdon. Interment will be in Comps Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, April 7, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 


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