Name: Clarence L Rehrer
Given Name: Clarence L
Birth: 9 Jan 1916 in Pine Grove Twp., Schuylkill, Pa
Death: 4 Sep 2003 in Pottsville Hospital, Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pa
Burial: Jacob's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Pinegrove, Schuylkill, Pa
WWII Veteran. He was an Army Sergeant during World War II, receiving the following decorations and citations: European-American-Middle Eastern Service Medalwith 2 Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart, 3 Overseas Service Bars, a Service Stripe and the Good Conduct Medal.
Change Date: 13 Aug 2013 at 01:00:00
Census: 1930 Pine Grove Twp., Sch. Co., PA
Obituary as published in the "Pottsville Republican" newspaper, 9/6/2003
Clarence L. "Corney" Rehrer, 87, of Suedberg Road, Pine Grove, died Thursday at Pottsville Hospital.
Born in Pine Grove Township, Jan. 9, 1916, he was a son of the late Hezekiah and Emma Zimmerman Rehrer. He was a 1933 graduate of Pine Grove High School.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving as a sergeant with the 247th AAF Base Unit. He served in Tunisia, where he was wounded in action, Algeria and French Morocco. He received the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, a Purple Heart, three Overseas Service Bars, one Service Stripe and the Good Conduct Medal, 13th Armored Regiment.
He was retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., where he had worked as a laborer in the shipping department.
He was a member of Jacob's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove, and Pine Grove Senior Citizens.
Preceding him in death were hiswife, the former Mary Darkes, on April 30, 1993; five brothers, John, Isaac, Paul, Clayton and Harvey; a sister, Catherine Umbenhauer.
Survivors include abrother, Harold S., Pine Grove; nieces and nephews; a companion, Anna Sattizahn.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from H.L. Snyder FuneralHome Inc., Pine Grove. The Rev. Robert Kehrli will officiate. Interment will be in Jacob's Cemetery, Pine Grove Township.
©The REPUBLICAN & Herald 2005
Father: Hezekiah Rehrer b: 18 Apr 1878 in Pine Grove, Schuylkill, Pa
Mother: Emma Zimmerman b: 23 Apr 1876 in Pine Grove Twp., Schuylkill, Pa
Mary Darkes b: 1918