Clarice H. (Hamilton) McCoskey

April 14, 1918 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 99)

Clarice H. McCoskey, age 99 of Pekin, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm, in Bennett Place of New Albany.

Born April 14, 1918 in Pekin, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Justin S. and Lela I. (Fordyce) Hamilton.

   She was a homemaker, a cook at the old Polk Township School and she retired in 1969 from Eastern High School.  She was a member of the Martinsburg Church of Christ and attended the Blue River Baptist Church.   She had been a life resident of Washington County, was a 1936 graduate of the old Pekin High School and was a  member of the Salem Senior Citizens.       

   Clarice married December 16, 1939 to Herbert E. McCoskey, who passed away February 8, 2003.

   Survivors include: 3 Daughter: Judy Geddes of Rathdrum, Idaho, Sue (Larry) Hobson of Sellersburg and Jan (Phillip) Marshall of Palmyra; 5 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

   She was preceded in death by 1 sister.


Funeral Service: 11:00 am Monday at Dawalt Funeral Home.
Visitation: 2 to 6 pm Sunday and 9 am until the time of the service on Monday.   Interment at Olive Branch Cemetery

Memorial Contributions to: American Cancer Society   945 North Rush Creek Road  Salem, Indiana  47167.

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