Donald E. McClure, 76

March 13, 2009

JUNE 8, 1932-MARCH 10, 2009

Donald Earl McClure, 76, of Hagerstown, Md., died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

He was born June 8, 1932, in South Londonderry Township, Lebanon County, Pa., the son of the late Warren Leon and Carrie Edna Gerberich McClure.

He co-owned and operated the Busy Broom Cleaning Service, a commercial building cleaning service for more than 50 years, retiring in 1998.

He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict.

He was of Christian faith.

He was a member of Patsy Cline Fan Club, Winchester, Va.; AMVETS Post 10, Hagerstown; and the Funkstown American Legion.

He is survived by his son, Dwayne E. McClure and wife, Cathy, of Williamsport; best friend, Pinky Warner, Smithsburg; two granddaughters, Heather L. Hoffman and Sarah M. Hoffman, both of Williamsport; and a great-grandson; nieces; and nephews.


He was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Kline; and a brother, Kenneth McClure.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 16, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, Williamsport, with the Rev. W. Allen Reed officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, March 15, 2009, from 6 until 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 1 p.m. Sunday for the convenience of family and friends.

Military graveside services will be afforded by Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 Honor Guard.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 14106 Old National Pike, Clear Spring, MD 21722.

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