Clair W. Dauler, 84, of Williamsport, died on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport surrounded by family.
Born on June 25, 1934, in Williamsport, he was the son of the late Theodore and Ruth (Newcomer) Dauler.
Clair began and ended his working career at Alcan Cable as a general laborer, retiring in 1996 after 44 years of service. He attended Buchanan Baptist Church and Oval United Methodist Church. Clair was a member of the Lycoming Creek Sportsmen’s Club and enjoyed a predawn coffee with friends at Henry’s BBQ. He loved shooting firearms, watching archery and watching NASCAR and tractor pulls, but most of all he enjoyed picking and teasing lovingly with his friends and family.
Surviving are: his loving wife, with whom he would have celebrated 48 years of marriage on Sept. 24, Winetta A. (Holliday) Dauler; his two sons, Theodore E. (Julie) and Todd W. Dauler (Jolene); six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
In addition to his parents, Clair was preceded in death by his sister Betty N. Rice.
A memorial service to honor the life of Clair will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, at Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave., Williamsport, with the Rev. Robert W. Regan officiating. Burial will follow in Woodward Township Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. at Knight-Confer Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Clair’s name may be made to Buchanan Baptist Church, 3240 Grimesville Road, Williamsport, PA 17701, Oval United Methodist Church, 6796 PA-44, Jersey Shore, PA 17740 or The Lycoming Creek Sportsmen’s Club, c/o Max Mitchell, 699 Lockcuff Road, Williamsport, PA 17701.