Gary ClaarName: Gary Claar
Date of Death: 12/14/2011
Age at death: 63
Military Service: United States Air Force
Gary Lamar Claar, 63, Bradenton, passed away December 14, 2011. Gary was born on April 12, 1948 in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He served with the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era. Gary was a nuclear mechanic retiring from what was known as Florida Power & Light which is now known as Progress Energy in Crystal River. He moved to Bradenton six years ago coming from there. He was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ in Bradenton. Gary is survived by his loving wife Carol of Bradenton, son and his wife; Howard Joseph & Stephanie Claar of Bradenton, daughter and her husband; Amanda Grace & Peter Norton of Bradenton, brother, James De Armitt of Altoona, Pennsylvania, two sisters; Kathleen Stephens and Helen Gummo both of Bellwood, Pennsylvania, and four grandchildren.
Services will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 3:00 P.M. at the United Congregational Church of Christ in Bradenton. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements by Shannon Funeral Home Westview Chapel, Bradenton.