Clarence H. Anderson, 86 of Saxonburg passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at UPMC St. Margaret surrounded by his loving family.
Born January 14, 1933 in Tarentum, PA, he was the son of the late Zelvin and Loella Jackson Anderson.
He was a US Army veteran who served during the Korean Conflict, serving on the European front for 3 years and was honorably discharged in 1961. He graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a degree in education and concentration in industrial arts in May of 1958. Clarence completed his Masters in Education at the University of Pittsburgh in May of 1961 and his school psychology licensure in 1972.
In 1959 he was hired by the South Butler County School District as an industrial arts teacher. In 1963 he transitions to the guidance counselor and in 1980 he became the school psychologist and Director of Special Education. He was a member of the Saxony Shrine, active in the VFW and the Mt. Jewett Sportsman Club. Clarence was a member of the Saxonburg Memorial Church, where he served as an Elder. He was also a member of the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania and was recognized in 1992 as "Outstanding School Psychologist of the Year." Clarence also worked as a Saxonburg zoning officer for many years and actively participated in the organizing of the Saxonburg Festival of the Arts. He was an active sportsman who enjoyed hunting both deer and small game and also loved hosting people to attend Steeler football games.
He is survived by his loving wife, Gail M. Anderson, who he married August 16, 1958, his two sons, Gregory (Beth) Anderson and Brett (Jodie) Anderson and six grandchildren, Morgan (18), Nathan (16), Hailey (14), Keira (12), Adelyn (9), and Lila (7).
Friends will be received on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 6-8 pm at the Fox Funeral Home, Inc. 410 W. Main Street, Saxonburg.
Additional visitation will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 10 am - 12:00 pm at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 pm at the Saxonburg Memorial Presbyterian Church with Rev. Douglas Dorsey officiating.
Interment will follow at the Saxonburg Memorial Church Cemetery.