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Frances M, (Tibbetts) Klare

June 9, 1932 ~ April 13, 2018 (age 85)

Frances M. Klare, 85, Pottsville, died Friday morning at Schuylkill Center Genesis Eldercare, Pottsville.

Born June 9, 1932, in Boston MA, she was the daughter of the late Leon E. and Elsie M. Carter Tibbetts.

She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Pottsville where she taught Sunday school.  She was also a member of Boy Scout Committee- Troop 604- Port Carbon; a Girl Scout Leader; and she started the Cafeteria at the former St. Stephen Catholic School, Port Carbon. 

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Leo R. Klare (1997); a daughter Patricia (2006); a sister Bertha and a brother Ed.

Frances is survived by a son Richard W. Klare, Klingerstown; daughters Mary F. Purcell, St. Clair; Karen A. Moyer, Pottsville; and Theresa M. Klare, Pottsville.  She is also survived by 16 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; brother Donald Tibbetts; sister Doris Ford; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held 11AM Tuesday at Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home 515 West Market Street Pottsville, Pastor Alex W. DuBee, Off.  Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 10AM until the time of service.  Private interment will be held on the grounds of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.  Please visit www.schlitzerallenpugh.com to leave a condolence for the Klare family.

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