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Clare A. Easton

August 2, 1923 - August 22, 2013

Clare A. Easton, 90, of Middletown, OH, died at 7:40 pm, Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born August 2, 1923 in San Fernando, Trinidad, West Indies to Joseph Sloane-Seale and Beatrice Jenvey.

She married David Karl Easton on June 25, 1955 and he preceded her in death on August 26, 1999.

Survivors include two daughters, Jean (Alex) Kinnaird of Suwanee, GA and Liane (Craig Carter) Easton of Chandler, AZ; one son, Drew Easton of Springfield; four grandchildren, Logan and Daniel Kinnaird and Jenna and Samuel Carter and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and three brothers, Pelham, Ian and Joseph Sloane-Seale.

Clare was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Middletown, OH. She attended Victoria College at the University of Toronto where she received her Bachelor’s Degree and received her Master’s Degree at the University of Chicago. She became the first native to serve as Executive Director of the YWCA in Trinidad.

She was a resident of Middletown, OH for 45 years and had been a resident of Springfield for the past five years.

She worked as Assistant Executive Director at Miami University in Middletown, OH and was Director of Continuing Education and established the Artists and Lecture Series.

Memorial Service: 10:30 am Monday, August 26, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church, 2901 Central Avenue, Middletown, OH. Her cremated remains will be buried in her husband’s family plot at Mount Hope Cemetery in Ticonderoga, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or First Presbyterian Church of Middletown, OH.

Memorial Information

Time: 10:30 pm

Waverly East Cemetery


N. Curtiss
Waverly, IL 62692


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