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John R. Clough

February 24, 1947 — March 3, 2019

John Richard Clough, 72 of Greenville, PA, formerly a long time resident of Unity, New Hampshire, passed away on March 3, 2019 at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh. John was born on February 24, 1947 in Wiconisco, PA to the late Arthur and Ruth Martin Clough. John attended Juniata College and received his Bachelor’s degree in business administration. He then went on to become a finance director of the city of Randolph in Vermont for many years. He also owned and managed Westwind Antiques with his wife for 15 plus years. John enjoyed spending time outdoors. He liked to go hiking, fishing, and tending to his garden. Being a finance director he enjoyed investing in the stock market. John also liked giving back to the community by being a volunteer to the Boys and Girls Club and at the Dauphin Mental Health Services. In his spare time John liked to write poetry, and with help from his family he eventually had some of his poems published. John married his beloved wife Dora Markwell on August 14, 1987, she survives at home. In addition to his wife, John is survived by his son, John Christopher Clough, brothers, Arthur and wife Sandra Clough of Massachusetts, Dave and wife Betty Clough of Lewisburg, PA, sister Joan and late husband Sam Wiest of Mechanicsburg, PA, sister-in-laws, Heather and husband Jorge Hopkins of Warren, OH, Susan and husband James McGee of Branson, MO. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Sam Wiest. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Black Funeral Home of Stoneboro, where family will have a private funeral service. A private interment will take place in Crestview Memorial Park. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting
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