Clair F. Lute, 91

Clair F. Lute, 91, husband of the late Rita M. (Slovick) Lute, passed away on Monday, January 3 at Sanatoga Center.

Born in Levelle, he was the son of the late Fred B. and Catherine (Chubb) Lute.

Clair attended Ashland Schools, playing baseball while in high school. He relocated to the Boyertown area, working in the shoe factory and then Tung-Sol from where he retired. He was a collector of many things and enjoyed visiting casinos, playing bingo, and traveling. Clair was a former member of the Friendship Hook and Ladder Co., Keystone Fire Co., and league bowler at the American Legion. He was also a member of St. Columbkill Church.

Surviving is daughter Cynthia A., wife of Michael P. Machukas; grandchildren James T. Wood II, husband of Holly L., Debra H. wife of Christopher Ellis, Linsey N. wife of Michael S. Reiseg, and Lauren E. wife of Wayne C. Moffett Jr.; ten great-grandchildren; and half brother Gerald Lute. Along with his wife and parents, he is predeceased by sister Catherine Hoskie, brother Rodney G. Lute, and step-brothers Albert W. and Leon Wagner.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00AM to 9:45AM at St. Columbkill RC Church, 200 Indian Spring Road, Boyertown. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00AM with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery

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I am Clair’s half brother. My wife and I have fond memories of visiting with Clair and Rita at family reunions. Clair and Rita were very generous to me as i was growing up. Later when I was a teenager Clair would visit when he came to our area to get a haircut and I remember him introducing me to a hair tonic called three roses. It smelled great and was not greasy like most products were. I will miss his smile and advice. God be with you Clair.

~ Gerald and Pam Lute
1/4/2022 2:15:36 PM