Clara Gargasz, 93, formerly of Volant, Pa. passed away the morning of August 12, 2020 at The Caring Place in Franklin, Pa.
Born on September 9, 1926 in New Castle she was the daughter of the late Peter and Rose Sniezek Presnar.
On September 28, 1947 Clara married her beloved husband, Edward Gargasz, Sr. He preceded her in death on April 11, 2008.
In the early years, Clara had worked as a License Practical Nurse at Bashline Hospital, now Grove City Hospital until she retired after thirty- eight years.
Clara loved to crochet. She enjoyed the outdoors doing her gardening. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Clara’s greatest joy was the time she spent with her family.
Clara is survived by her children, Edward Gargasz and his wife Glenda Sue, Sophie Aaron and her husband James all of Franklin, PA, Debra Leprich and her husband John of Cleveland, OH, her grandchildren, Robert Aaron and his wife Patricia, Carrie Alden and her husband Shawn, Justin Aaron and his wife Gina, Jeff Leprich and his wife, Jamie, Sarah Mainiero and her husband Joe, her great-grandchildren, Matthew Aaron and wife Sylvia, Brittney Aaron, Colton Aaron, Shawn Alden, Jr. and his significant other Tori, Nicole Alden, Oren Alden, Joshua Leprich, Amri Leprich, Callum Howard, and Evelyn Howard, and her great-great grandchildren, Hunter Aaron, Sophia DeMarco, Jaxon Alden and Jameson Alden.
In addition to her parents and husband, Clara was preceded in death by three brothers, seven sisters and one granddaughter, Jennifer Leprich.
Honoring her wishes there will be a Private Blessing Service held at the Ed & Don DeCarbo Funeral Home & Crematory, 3000 Wilmington Road.
Burial will be in Madonna Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation, 1702 E. Highland Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85016.