CLARENCE C. OSTRANDER JR.
On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 14, 2020, Clarence Clifford Ostrander, Jr. passed away unexpectedly at Towanda Memorial Hospital. He was 72 years of age. Born August 15, 1947 in Troy, Pa., he was the son of Clarence C. and Bertha Ann (Roupp) Ostrander, Sr. Known to many as “JR,” he served our country as part of the U. S. Army during the Vietnam conflict .Clarence was employed as an over-the-road truck driver. He was a longtime New York Giants football fan He also was a NASCAR fan and in earlier years had his own race car which he drove at Dunn Hill Raceway. JR was an avid competitive bowler at Terrace Lanes in Troy for over 50years. He also enjoyed playing Euchre and was known as an all around handyman. He also had a special place in his heart for his pets, especially his favorite dog, Jemma.
He is survived by his beloved companion of 30 years, Deborah Isaacs of Canton and her children Daniel Isaacs of Florida and Dawn Oyero of West Virginia, his son, Tony (& Tiffany) Ostrander of Canton, daughter Tanya Pruyne and fiance Nick Tedesco of Columbia Cross Roads, brothers Harold “Sonny” (& Joan) Ostrander of Wellsburg, NY and Bob Ostrander of Columbia Cross Roads, sisters Gerry “Sis” (& Bill) Flannery of Mercer, Pa., and Linda (& Fred) Richter of Canton, grandchildren Tanisha Ostrander, Kyle Pruyne, Hunter Ostrander, Marissa Ostrander and Kaitlyn Ostrander, three great-grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews and close friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence C. Ostrander, Sr., his mother Bertha Ann Ostrander, brother Howard Ostrander and his wife, Martha.
In keeping with JR's wishes there will be no formal services. There will be a celebration of his life with a dinner served at the Canton Lodge # 429, Loyal Order of Moose, 41 Sullivan Street, Canton, Pa. on Saturday, March 7th from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The family will provide the flowers, and suggests that memorial contributions in JR's name be directed to Canton Lodge # 429 L.O.O.M. (morseandkleesefuneralhome.com)
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