Clement J. Radle, 98, of Dalton, died Saturday, February 2, 2013 at home. He was the husband of the late Gladys Elizabeth Avery, who died June 9, 2006. The couple was married for more than 70 years.
Born Jan. 24, 1915, in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frank and Molly Janssen Radle. He was educated in Dalton schools and lived in Avenel, N.J., for more than 25 years. He then returned to Dalton, where he lived most of his life.
He was a member of Local Teamsters 469, Local Union 40, Wilkes-Barre, and was a truck driver for area trucking companies. He was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Parish, Clarks Summit.
Surviving are three sons, Clement Jr. and wife, Judy, Westfield, Mass.; Edward and wife, Ann, Amsterdam, N.Y.; and William and wife, Mary, Bloomsburg; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by four sisters, Sister Adelaide, Sister Roselyn, Frances Cresswell and Gertrude Coars; three brothers, Frank, Paul and William; and infants Edward and Joseph.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. with a blessing service by Monsignor James J. McGarry in Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery, Schultzville. The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday from noon to service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, 500 Penn Ave., Scranton, PA 18503.