CLAYTON SLIPPEY DEAN

Clayton Slippey Dean gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. November 5, 1911 in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, PA
D. July 8, 1961 Grayslake, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Joseph Eli Dean born February 26, 1883 in Watter Street, Marris Township, Huntingdon County, PA, son of John Thomas Dean (1859-1937) and Maria Elizabeth (Teeters) Dean (1862-1936); married Clara G. Slippey on January 31, 1905 in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, PA; Joseph died November 12, 1957 in Altoona, Blair County, PA; buried in Geeseytown Cemetery, Frankstown, Blair County, PA

According to the Altoon Tribune (Altoona PA) Wednesday, November 13, 1957, page 12:

JOSEPH E. DEAN

  Of 1414 1/2 18th St., died at Mercy hospital Tuesday at 1:55 P. M. after an extended illness.
   He was born at Water Street, Huntingdon county, Feb. 26, 1883, a son of John and Elizabeth (Teters) Dean.  He married Grace Slippey on Jan. 31, 1905, at Hollidaysburg.
   He was a member of the East Sharpsburg Reformed church and was an employe of the New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co.  Mr. Dean was a member of the Golden Age club.
   He leaves his widow and these children: Mrs. Elizabeth Stonerook of Sandusky, O., Clayton of Chicago, George, address unknown, Mrs. Ida Market of Toledo, O., Mrs. Ethel Mae Adams of Roaring Spring, Joseph, Jr., of Altoona and Clarence of Rockford, Ill.; 16 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; three brothers and four sisters, John and Warren of Alttona, charles of Buffalo, N.Y., Mrs. Cora Rose, Mrs. Elsie Kuhlman and Mrs. Florence Dorris, all of Altoona, and Mrs. Edna Rowan of California.  Two sons and one daughter preceded him in death.
   Friends will be received at the Creamer and Plank funeral home, Hollidaysburg, after 7 P. M. today.”

  • Mother: Clara Grace (Slippey) Dean born 1881 in Frankstown Township, Blair County, PA; Clara died November 1971 in Pennsylvania; buried in Geeseytown Cemetery, Frankstown, Blair County, PA
  • Wife: Florence (McKee) (Campanale) Dean born about 1902 in Missouri; married (1) Anthony Campanale, he died November 30, 1960
  • Step-Children:
    1. Joseph Campanale
    2. Sam Campanale
    3. Lawrence Campanale born April 1, 1928 in Winnetka, Cook County, IL; Lawrence died April 19, 2002
    4. Lois (Campanale) Schlobohm
    5. Joan (Campanale) Marquette
  • Siblings
    • Russell Harry Dean born September 6, 1902 in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, PA; married Mildred Morgan; Russell died in September 19, 1948 in Roaring Spring, Blair County, PA; buried in Geeseytown Cemetery, Frankstown, Blair County, PA

According to the Altoona Tribune (Altoona PA) Monday, September 20, 1948, page 1:

Claysburg
Man Dies
Following
Collision

Both Cars Demol-
ished; Weekend
Mishaps Claim
Heavy Toll In
County

   A Claysburg man was killed, two injured and a number of persons escaped injury in a two-car crash at Jugtown, Saturday night, in which two cards were totally demolished.
   Although surrounding areas were accident-free over the weekend, 13 person were injured in accidents in Blair county and Altoona over Saturday and Sunday

DIES OF INJURIES

   .Harry Russell Dean, 46, of Claysburg, R. D., died at Nason hospital, Roaring Spring, at 4:45 a.m. Sunday, Dr. Daniel M. Replogle, coroner, reported, stating that he had suffered a fracture of the skull, a fracture of the left hip, a deep laceration of the skull and lacerations and bruises of the left hand in the accident on route No. 220 two miles north of Claysburg at Jugtown at 8:50 p. m. Saturday night.
   Rollans Strayer, 44, of Claysburg, R. D., the operator of the 1937 Chevrolet in which Dean was a passenger, was injured and taken to Nason hospital,  Roaring Spring.
   Charles A. Rese, 30 of Alum Bank, Bedford county operator of the Hudson Terraplance, which was also demolished, suffered only minor injuries.

PASSENGERS DISAPPEAR

   Rese told state police there were six person in the Strayer car.  However, aside from the man who was fatally injured and the operator, the passengers left the scene of the accident and were not located by Sunday evening for questioning.
   Deputy Coroner Edgar G. Walls visited the scene of the accident with Pfc. John H. Toomey of the Ant Hills barracks, who investigated, and was joined by Dr. Replogle following the latter’s investigation at the hospital.”

 According to the Altoona Tribune (Altoona PA) Monday, September 20, 1948, page 5:

   “Harry Russell Dean was born in Hollidays burg Sept. 6, 1902, the son of Joseph E. and Clara (Slippey) Dean.
   Surviving are his parents and the following sisters and brothers Mrs. Blair Stonerook and Clayton Dean, Sandusky, O.; Mrs. George Market, Toledo, O.; Mrs. Jesse Adams, Roaring Spring, R. D.; Joseph, Altoona; Wilfred, Rockford, Ill.; and George Dean.
   He was a member of the Reformed church and had been employed by the Queen Lumber company.
   Friends are being received at the home of his parents, 1414 1/2 Eighteenth street, after 7 o’clock Monday evening.”

    • Baby Dean born June 5, 1906; baby died in June 8, 1906; buried in Geeseytown Cemetery, Frankstown, Blair County, PA
    • Elizabeth Alberta (Dean) Stonerook born July 9, 1907 in Frankstown, Blair County, PA; married Blair Burket Stonerook (1893-1952) as his second wife; Elizabeth died May 10, 1970 in Sandusky, Erie County, OH; Elizabeth and Blair are buried in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky, Erie County, OH

According to the FindAGrave.com memorial # 187405810 by contributor “Kenneth Gilbert” is an undated newspaper obituary:

MRS. ELIZABETH (DEAN)
STONEROOK

   Mrs. Elizabeth Stonerook, 62, 830 Fulton St., died Sunday in Good Samaritan Hospital following a brief illness.  Her husband Blair Stonerook, preceded her in death.
   Surviving her are her mother, Mrs. Grace Dean, Altoona, Pa.; two daughters, Miss Mary Jane, at home; and Mrs. Gladys Cheatham, Sandusky; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Frank Klotz, Pa., and Mrs. William Morey, Florida; three stepsons, Paul Stonerook, Isle of St. George; Park Stonerook, Florida; and Palmer Stonebrook, Bahama Islands; 23 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. George market, Toledo; and Mrs. Ethel May Adams, Pa.; Joseph Dean, Pa.; and Wilfred Dean, Ill.; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
   She was a member of Emanuel United Church of Christ, a member of the Love One Another Circle of the church, and a 16-year employ of Grill Meats, Inc.
   Friends may call at the Frey Funeral Home after 7 p.m. Tuesday, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Rev. Don Hochstetter officiating.  Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
   Friends desiring, may contribute to the Emanuel United Church of Christ Memorial Fund.”

    • Susan Addabelle “Addabelle” (Dean) Dughi born November 9, 1910 in Frankstown Township, Blair County, PA; married (1) Paul E. Teeter on July 3, 1930 in Curryville, Blair County, PA; married (2) Anthony J. Dughi; Addabelle died August 25, 1943 in Roaring Spring, Blair County, PA; buried in Roaring Spirng, PA

According to the Alttona Tribune (Altoona PA) Saturday, August 28, 1943, page 10:

MRS. ADA BELLE DUGHI

   Mrs. Ada Belle Dughi, wife of Anthony Dughi, Claysburg, died Thursday evening at 5 o’clock at the Nason hospital after several months illness.
   She was born at Frankstown, November 9, 1910, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dean, 1414 1/2 Eighteenth street, Altoona.  She married Anthony Dughi, August 12, 1940, at Cumberland, Md.
   Surviving, in addition to her husband, are her parents and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Blair Stonerook, Mrs. Ida Market and Clayton Dean, Sandusky, O.; Mrs. Jessie Adams, Roaring Spring, R. D.; Harry Russell Dean, Osterburg; George and Joe Dean, United States army, address unknown; Wilfred Dean, Camp Grant, Ill.
   She was a member of the East Sharpsburg Reformed church.”

    • George Chalmer Dean born July 17, 1913 in Hollidsdayburg, Blair County, PA; Army Veteran (May 18, 1934 – May 17, 1937); married (1) Marion E. Hunderson; married (2) Matilda Marcella Chisenhall on October 15, 1975 and divorced on January 14, 1980 in Lee County, VA; George died February 13, 1985 in Okeechobee County, FL; buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Okeechobee, Okeechobee County, FL

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:

“Name: George Chalmer Dean; Place of Residence: 312 W. Robbins, Covington, Ky. (address replaced with: 401 Rossford Ave., Ft. Thomas, Ky.); Mailing Address: Same; Telephone: none; Age in Years: 29; Date of Birth: 7-17 13; Place of Birth: Hollisdayburg, Pennsylvania; Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Marian E. Dean, 312 –  W Robbins, Covington, Ky; Employer’s Name and Address: J. R. Barnett; Place of Employment: East Orchard Road, Kenton Co, Ky.; Race: White; Height: 5-6; Weight: 145; Eyes: Gray; Hair: Brown; Complexion: Ruddy; Signed: 2-16-42”

According to the Palm Beach Post (West Palm Beach FL) Saturday, February 16, 1985, page 80:

Obituaries

   Dean, George C., 71, of 1526 U.S. 441 S., Okeechobee, Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home.”

    • Ida Harriet (Dean) Market born March 8, 1917 in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, PA; married George John Market on June 30, 1942 in Erie County, OH; Ida died July 12, 2006
    • Ethel Mae (Dean) Adams born April 12, 1919 in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, PA; married Jesse James Adams (1910-1966), son of Frank Adams (1874-1963) and Sarah (Berkheimer) Adams (1877-1951) ; Ethel died December 16, 2000; Ethel and Jesse are buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Roaring Spring, Blair County, PA
    • Joseph Blair Dean born August 20, 1921 in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, PA; Army Veteran (1942-1945), Sergant; married (1) Rose M. Sinisi (1917-1994); married (2) Deloras J. (Rath) White (1928-2014) in 1997; Joseph died August 23, 2010 in Roaring Spring, Blair County, PA; Joseph and Rose are buried in Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood, Blair County, PA

According to the Altoon Mirror (Altoona PA) Thursday, August 26, 2010:

“Joseph Blair Dean, 89, Duncansville, died Mon., Aug. 23, 2010 in Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.  He was born in Hollidaysburg, to Joseph E. & Clara (Slippey) Dean.  He was twice married, first to Rose M. Sinisi on Feb. 2, 1948, at Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona and she died Aug. 2, 1994.  He then married Deloras J. (Rath) White on Nov. 28, 1997, at Grace Bible Church, Hollidays burg.  Survived by wife, Dee, Duncansville; son, Kenneth & wife, Debbie, Hollidaysburg; daughter, Bonnie Barry, Greenwood; 4 grandchildren; Christopher, Stevie Marie, Matthew and Melissa; 4 stepchildren: Sherry Nagle & husband, Charlie, Duncansville; Dave White & wife, Trudy, Hollidaysburg; Tina Blasko & husband, Jim, Bedford and Pastor Timothy White & wife, Sherry, Hamilton, VA; 12 step grandchildren; and 15 step gr. Grandchildren.  Predeceased by 4 brothers and 4 sisters.  Joseph lived in Roaring Spring until 1942, having graduated from high school there in 1941 and also from Dale Carnegie.  He was a U.S. Army Air Corps, WWII veteran, having entered in August 1942.  He was assigned to the 3010th Army Air Base Unit, attaining the rank of sergeant.  He was discharged in October 1945.  Joseph then worked for 21 years for Pepsi and Servomation.  He also had his own garage, finally retiring in 1976 after 6 years as service manager for Harpster Chevy Buick, Warriors Mark.  Member, Grace Bible Church.  Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Altoona.  Interment, Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.”

    • Clarence Wilfred Dean born June 9, 1924 in Roaring Spring, Blair County, PA; Army Veteran (May 8, 1943 – February 4, 1946); married Florence May Jackson (1925-2014) in 1944 (Florence remarried Gerald Laurence in July 1964); Clarence died June 15, 1991 in Rockford, Winnebago County, IL; Clarence and Florence are buried in Willwood Burial Park, Rockford, Winnebago County, IL

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:

“Name: Clarence Wilfred Dean; Place of Residence: 500 Spang St., Roaring Spring, Blair County, Penna.; Mailing Address: Same; Telephone: None; Age in Years: 18; Date of Birth: June 9, 1924; Place of Birth: R. D. Roaring Springs; Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mr. Joseph E. Dean — 500 Spang St., Roaring Spring, Penna.; Employer’s Name and Address: Roaring Spring Blank Book Company; Place of Employment: Roaring Spring, Penna.; Race: White; Height: 5′ 5″; Weight: 145; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Complexion: Light; Signed: June 30, 1942”

Additional Information:

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Blair Township, Blair County, PA the household members were:

“Joseph E. Dean, head, age 37, married, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, occupation: brakeman – steam railroad; Grace C. Dean, wife, age 38, married, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania; Russel H. Dean, son, age 17, single, born in Pennsylvania, occupation: laborer – steam railroad; Elizabeth A. Dean. daughter, age 12, single, born in Pennsylvania; Addabell Dean, daughter, age 10, single, born in Pennsylvania; Clayton S. Dean, son, age 8, single, born in Pennsylvania; George C. Dean, son, age 6, single, born in Pennsylvania; Ida H. Dean, daughter, age 2 10/12, single, born in Pennsylvania; Ethel M. Dean, daughter, age 8/12, single, born in Pennsylvania”

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Taylor Township, Blair County, PA living on Taylor Township Road, the household members were:

“J. E. Dean, head, age 47 married, married at age 21, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania, occupation: farmer – farm; Grace Dean, wife, age 49, married at age 23, born in Pennsylvania, parents born in Pennsylvania; Addabelle Dean, daughter, age 20, single, born in Pennsylvania; Clayton Dean, son, age 18, single, born in Pennsylvania; occupation: laborer – farm; George Dean, son, age 16, single, born in Pennsylvania; Ida Dean, daughter, age 13, single, born in Pennsylvania; Ethel M. Dean, Daughter, age 10, single, born in Pennsylvania; Joseph Dean, son, age 8, single, born in Pennsylvania; Clarence Dean, son, age 5, single, born in Pennsylvania”

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Roaring Spring, Taylor Township, Blair County, PA living at 300 Spring, the household members were:

“Joseph E. Dea, head, age 57, married, highest grade completed: 4, born in Pennsylvania, lived in same place in 1935 occupation: laborer – stone quarry; Clara G. Dean, wife, age 59, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Pennsylvania, lived in same place in 1935; Clayton S. Dean, son, age 28, single, highest grade completed: 8, born in Pennsylvania, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: laborer – farm; Joseph B. Dean, son, age 18, single, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Pennsylvania, lived in same place in 1935; Clarence W. Dean, son, age 15, single, highest grade completed: 7, born in Pennsylvania, lived in same place in 1935”

According to the Daily Sentinel (Woodstock IL) Monday, July 10, 1961, page 8:

“DIE IN CRASH – GRAYSLAKE, Ill. – Clayton Dean, 49, of Lake Park, and Lincoln Turner, 31, of Antioch, were killed Saturday night when their pickup truck and a dump truck collided on Illinois 120 two miles east of Grayslake.”

According to the Altoona Mirror (Altoona PA) Saturday, July 15, 1961:

“Hollidaysburg
Native Dies in
Illinois Wreck

   Clayton S. Dean, 49, a native of Hollidaysburg and former resident of Altoona, residing in Round Lake Park, Ill., died at 5:04 p. m. last Saturday in an automobile accident while riding home from his work in Chicago.
   He was a passenger in a car operated by a 29-year old father of three who was so crushed in the wreckage of the car that it had to be cut apart to release the body.  The double fatality occurred when a gravel truck swerved to avoid a compact car and struck the other vehicle instead.
   Mr. Dean was a son of Joseph E. and Grace (Slippey) Dean and is survived by his mother, who resides in Toledo, Ohio, and Holidaysburg.
   Also surviving are his wife, Florence; five step-children, Joseph and Sam Campanale of New York, Lawrence of Ohio, Mrs. Lois Schlobohm and Mrs. Joan Marquette of Chicago; eight grandchildren, three brothers and three sisters, George in Kentuck, Joseph of Altoona, Clarence of Rockford, Ill., Mrs. Elizabeth Stonerook of Sandusky, Ohio, Mrs. Ida Market of Toledo and Mrs. Ethel Adams of Roaring Spring.
   Interment was made in Fort Hill Cemetery, at Round Lake.”