Claude Edward Jordan, Sr., age 78, of Georges Twp., passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2019 with his loving family by his side. He was born in Smithfield on October 12, 1941, a son of Claude Phillip and Pearl Miller Jordan.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Shona Patterson; sister, Betty Geelen; son in law, Keith “Wally” Verbosky; and loving dogs Sophie and Walter.
Claude is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Bobby Arlene Townsend Jordan; five children: Susan Willison of Uniontown, Dianna Verbosky of Smithfield, Deanna Jerome of Smithfield, Claude Jr (Mary) of Smithfield, Jacqueline (Craig) Bailey of Plum; 10 grandchildren: J. R. (Brooke) Patterson, Randi Patterson (Lee Gaydos), Keith (Destinee) Verbosky Jr., Eric Verbosky, Gregg (Mindi) Jerome, Andrea (Kevin) Snyder, Claudia Jordan, Miranda Jordan, Bryce (Megan) Rupp, Jordan Rupp (Cullen Masney); nine great grandchildren; brother, Sonny (Patty) Jordan of Fairchance; special friends: Wayne and Betty Long;
The family would like to give special thanks to Walt Lizza and Denise Campbell.
Claude was an avid hunter, fisherman and most of all gambler. He enjoyed his trips to Canada and Las Vegas. He took pride in his garden and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved listening to music, preferably country, with the love of his life, Arlene.
Claude’s family will receive friends from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the Goldsboro-Fabry Funeral Home, Inc., 21 E. Church Street, Fairchance, PA where a funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. with pastor Michael Lyons, officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Fayette Friends of Animals, 223 Searight Herbert Rd., Uniontown, Pa 15401.
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