Clarence J. Riedy, 85, of Sandusky, passed away early Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 6, 2007, in Providence Care Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
He was bornJan. 19, 1922, on Kelleys Island and attended St. Mary's High School. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Navy. He had been an insurance agent for Western and Southern and Metropolitan Life Insurance Companies. He retired in 1984, from the Erie County Health Department where he had worked for many years. He enjoyed fishing and collecting professional hockey players autographs and memorabilia. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and an usher for many years; past member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary; life member of the AMVETS Post 17; and life member of the American Legion Post 83.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Alberta K. (Michel) Riedy; family, John (Gayle Ann) Riedy of Castalia, Judy (Nick) Salomon of Akron, James (Bonnie) Riedy of Sandusky and Joel Riedy of Port Clinton; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Saturday until the reciting of prayers at 10:45 a.m. in David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Rev. Marty Nassr will officiate. At his request cremation will follow the service. Interment will be in CalvaryCemetery, Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; or toSts. Peter and Paul CatholicChurch, 510 Columbus Ave.,Sandusky, OH 44870.