Clara S. Conrad, 92

JUNE 9, 1919-JULY 7, 2011

July 07, 2011
  • Clara S. Conrad
Clara S. Conrad

Mrs. Clara S. (Sanders) Conrad, 92, a resident of Quincy Village, and formerly of 614 W. Third St. in Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at 1:20 a.m. at the nursing home. She had been in failing health for the past three months and had been a dialysis patient for more than 11 years.  

Born June 9, 1919, in Lemoyne, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George W. Sanders Sr. and Mabel Irene (Shoop) Sanders.  

Mrs. Conrad attended schools in the Harrisburg, Pa., area.

She and her husband, the late Mr. William A. Conrad Sr., were married Dec. 17, 1937, in Harrisburg. They lived on Broad Street in Waynesboro before moving to their Third Street address in February 2008. He passed away Aug. 13, 2008. She entered Quincy Village in February 2011.

Mrs. Conrad was employed by Wayne Sportswear in Waynesboro. She retired in January 1983.

She was a member of Ringgold Church of Christ and enjoyed flower gardening and crocheting. She also enjoyed camping and traveling throughout the United States with her husband.  

She is survived by four children, C. Irene Knepper and her husband, Gene, of Waynesboro, Ronald A. Conrad and his wife, Nancy, of Hagerstown, Md., Allen R. Conrad and his wife, Sandy, of Chambersburg, Pa., and William A. Conrad Jr. and his wife, Anne, of Waynesboro; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.  

She was the last of her immediate family.  

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine A. Taylor; three brothers, Charles E. Sanders, William H. Sanders and George W. Sanders Jr.; and one infant brother.

Services will be Monday, July 11, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with Pastor Richard Daughtridge officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Gettysburg, Pa.  

The family will receive friends Monday morning one hour before services at the funeral home.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jacob’s Church, 495 Harbaugh Valley Road, Fairfield, PA 17320.

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