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Clair W. Haar

May 4, 1928 ~ June 4, 2022 (age 94)


Clair W. Haar, 94, passed Saturday, June 4, 2022, at SpiriTrust Lutheran, The Village at Gettysburg.  He was the husband of Bessie I. (Griffin) Haar, his wife of 72 years.                

Clair was born May 4, 1928, in New Oxford, the son of the late W. Frank and J. Ruth (Emlet) Haar.

Clair served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, where he received a Purple Heart, and loved hunting, fishing and farming.

In addition to his wife Bessie, Clair is survived by two daughter, Cynthia R. O’Brien and her husband Mike of New Oxford, and Val K. Rodemer and her husband Gracian of Elizabethtown, five grandchildren, Travis O’Brien, Chad O’Brien, Thomas O’Brien, Lauren Haggarty and Franklin Rodemer, seven great grandchildren, Tristan, Gavin, Cooper, Remi and Logan O’Brien, and Holden and Heston Haggarty, and a sister, Jean Bradeen of Turner, ME.  He was predeceased by two sisters, Grace Shank, and Mary Staub, and a brother, John Haar.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at 11 AM, at Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, with Rev. Douglas C. Hahn officiating.  Burial will be in New Oxford Cemetery.  There will be no viewing, however, the family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, from 10 AM until the time of the service.  Memorial contributions may be made to Roots For Boots, P.O. Box 213, New Oxford, PA 17350.  Memories may be shared at


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Family will receive friends
June 9, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Funeral Home - New Oxford
302 Lincoln Way West
New Oxford, PA 17350

Funeral Service
June 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Funeral Home - New Oxford
302 Lincoln Way West
New Oxford, PA 17350

Burial following funeral service

New Oxford Cemetery
4971 York Rd.
New Oxford, PA 17350

There will be no viewing


Roots for Boots
PO Box 213, New Oxford PA 17350

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