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Leo S. Clapper, Jr., 74, Susquehanna, PA passed away on Monday, January 24, 2005 at Barnes-Kasson Hospital SNF, Susquehanna, after an illness.

He was born in Susquehanna, the son of the late Leo R. and Ruth (Carr) Clapper, Sr.

He was predeceased by one daughter, Loretta A. Clapper in 1985 and by a son, Samuel R. Clapper, in 2002.

Leo is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Chuck Slocum, Susquehanna, Rebecca and Pablo Lial, Moore Haven, FL; three grandsons, Jason Clapper, Susquehanna, Pablo L. Lial and Antonio Lial, Moore Haven, FL.

Leo and his son, Sam owned and operated their own stone quarry and backhoe business in Susquehanna.

A memorial service was held on Friday, January 28 at the Susquehanna United Methodist Church, Susquehanna, with Rev. Kenneth Bitler officiating. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery, Susquehanna.

Funeral arrangements were made by Hennessey’s Funeral Home, Susquehanna.


Anson W. Tiffany, 90, of Harford, PA died Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at Mid-Valley Hospital, Peckville, PA. Born January 5, 1915 in Brooklyn, PA, he was the son of the late Clyde E. and Elizabeth (Oakley) Tiffany. On May 16, 1940 he was married to Marie Potter, who survives.

A graduate of Harford High School in 1933, he was employed by Jeffers Tree Farm in Kingsley, PA for more than 35 years. He was member of the First Congregational Church of Harford and the Live Oak I.O.O.F Lodge in Harford. He enjoyed raising chickens and was in charge of the Poultry Division at the Harford Fair. Additionally he enjoyed gardening, woodworking and fishing.

In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Patrick Klimcho, Reading, PA, Sylvia and Daniel Morra, Middletown, PA; son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Sookie Tiffany, Hallstead, PA; grandchildren and spouses, Michele (John) Hoddy, Heather (Steve) Oldford, Linda and Michael Klimcho, Sierra and Jalen Morra; sisters and brother-in-law, Eva Sutton, Sayre, PA, Marjorie Dolph, Sparta, MI, Jennie Setzer, Lacona, NY, Lillian and Robert Franklin, Hop Bottom, PA, Sally Stanton, Moscow, PA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Henry and Marie Tiffany, North Haledon, NJ, Roland and Jessie Tiffany, Phoenix, AZ, Rexford and Beverly Tiffany, Kingsley, PA; nieces, nephews; additional brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, and cousins.

A brother, Clyde E. Tiffany, predeceased him.

Services were held Saturday at the First Congregational Church Of Harford.

The family suggests, that if desired, memorial contributions may be made to either the First Congregational Church Of Harford, PO Box 217, Harford, PA 18823; or the Harford Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 206, Harford, PA 18823.

Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, 74 Church Street, Montrose, PA was entrusted with arrangements.

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