|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1923|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 1996|
Robert Smith Clewell was born 06 Sep 1923 in Yoe, York County, Pennsylvania; one of four children born to Robert A.L. and Lottie Mae (Smith) Clewell.
Robert served his country during World War II, enlisting 19 Nov 1942 in the United States Navy and serving to 19 Nov 1945. He held the rank of Ship's Cook Second Class.
Robert passed away 25 Dec 1996 in Dallastown, York County, Pennsylvania at the age of 73 years. He was laid to rest in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.
York Daily Record (PA) - Friday, December 27, 1996
Deceased Name: Robert S. Clewell P.A. And S. Small Co. Retiree
YOE-- Robert Smith Clewell, 73, of Yoe, died Wednesday morning at his home.
The service will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Olewiler and Heffner Funeral Home Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Viewing will be 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mr. Clewell was born Sept. 6, 1923, in Yoe. He was the son of the late Robert A.L. and Lottie Mae (Smith) Clewell.
He was a receiving clerk for P.A. and S. Small Co., retiring in 1990 after 22 years of service. He also was a farmer and tractor trailer driver. He was a 1941 graduate of Red Lion High School, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a member of Teamsters Local 430 and a lifetime member of National Rifle Association. He was an honorary Kentucky Colonel, which is associated with the Kentucky Derby.
Mr. Clewell is survived by a sister, Barbara J. Butcher of Dallastown; nieces and nephews; and grandnieces and grandnephews.
Officiating at the service will be the Rev. Charles W. Salisbury, pastor of Bethany United Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church, 121 W. Broadway, Red Lion 17356; or to American Heart Association, 2997 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion 17356.
Robert Allen Ludwig Clewell (1898 - 1962)
Lottie Mae Smith Clewell (1904 - 1969)
Robert Smith Clewell (1923 - 1996)
Barbara June Clewell Butcher (1925 - 2004)*
Lewis Harrison Clewell (1928 - 1967)*
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Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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