Clair E. Hain, 76, of Herndon, formerly of Elizabethville, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at the home of his daughter, Lisa Ebright of Sunbury.
He was born Sept. 21, 1940, in Elizabethville, a son of the late Charles E. and Anna M. (Shiro) Hain.
Clair attended Elizabethville School and served in Marine Corps from August 1960 to 1964.
He was employed as a construction foreman for Zartman, Broscious and Keiley Construction companies, and was also a truck driver for American Cable, and was owner/wholesaler of C.E. Hain Baits and Lures.
He was a member of Emmanuel Wesleyan Church, Gratz.
Clair's hobbies included hunting, fishing, trapping, trap shooting, and socializing and camping with friends and family.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Clair E. Jr. and Leeanne Hain, of Sunbury, and Curtis E. and Angela Hain, of Dalmatia; two daughters and son-in-law, Tracy and Steve Gilbert, of Dornsife, and Lisa Ebright and her fiance, Todd Snyder, of Sunbury; 17 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Joyce Hain, of Dornsife, Charles and Susan Hain, of Gratz, Kenneth and Janet Klinger, of Dornsife, Larry and Deb Klinger, of Hickory Corners, and Donald and Glenda Klinger, of Dornsife; and four sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia Reiner and her companion, Dean Oxenrider, of Herndon, Janet and Robert Northway, of Grand Rapids, Mich., Doris and Patrick Flynn, of Dalmatia, and Elaine and Junior Morgan, of Gratz.
A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton, followed by the funeral at noon with the Rev. Daniel Durkee officiating.
Burial will be in Gratz Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Clair's memory to Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Suite 115, Harrisburg, PA 17110, or to Emmanuel Wesleyan Church, 135 Emmanuel Church Road, Gratz, PA 17030.
Published on October 9, 2016