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Claire C. Birchard
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1929
Cambridge Springs
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1996
Cambridge Springs
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA

Claire C. Birchard, 67, died Saturday, March 16, 1996, at Springs Manor Care Center, where he had lived for more than two years. He was born in Cambridge Springs, Feb. 14, 1929, a son of the late Claude L. and Lillian Hartman Birchard.

He worked at Drake's Hardware in Cambridge Springs until 1961 and then, for two years, at White Engineering. From 1963-1970 he worked at Wickes Lumber Co. in Saegertown and, in 1969, started reading meters at Northwest Rural Electric in Cambridge Springs. He retired when he became seriously ill in 1970.

As a member of the Cambridge Springs United Methodist Church, he was a youth Sunday School teacher. He was a member and Past Master of Covenant Masonic Lodge 473 in Cambridge Springs. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Ruth A. Hutchinson Birchard; a son, David J. Birchard, and a daughter, Mrs. Leon (Wendy) Burdick, both of Cambridge Springs,; and three grandchildren, Nicolle and Jennifer Burdick and Christopher Birchard. He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald M. Birchard.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 335 Venango Ave., Cambridge Springs, this evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., and may attend a service at the Cambridge Springs United Methodist Church Tuesday at noon, with the Rev. Ron Hankey, pastor of the church, officiating. A Masonic service will be held at the funeral home today at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Millers Station Cemetery, Rockdale Township.
Erie Times News, 17 Mar 1996, Erie, Pa. 
Miller Station Cemetery
Cambridge Springs
Crawford County
Pennsylvania, USA
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Claire C. Birchard
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