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Clarabell (Bush) Sunderland

July 12, 1939 — June 2, 2018

Clarabell (Bush) Sunderland

Mrs. Clarabell M. (Bush) Sunderland, 78, of Altoona, Pa died Saturday, June 2, 2018 at UPMC - Altoona unexpectedly.

Mrs. Sunderland was born in Flinton, Pa on July 12, 1939, daughter of the late Ross C. and Adelaide (Laughard) Hockenberry. She married William D. Bush in Coalport in 1957. He died May 29, 2002. She married Gary R. Sunderland December 18, 2004 in Altoona.

She retired as a laborer at Proctor - Silex with 12 years of service. Bell previously was a laborer at the Altoona Shoe Factory.

Bell enjoyed spending time with her family and crafting.

She was of the protestatnt Faith.

Bell is survived her husband and 6 children William C. (wife Cindy) Bush, of Altoona, Pa; Robert l. (wife Helen) Bush, of Gallitzin, Pa; James D. (wife Molly) Bush, Ernest R. "Bert" (companion Mary ) Bush, Donald L. (wife Tammy) Bush, Shawn M. "Mike" (fiance' Crystal Finnigan) Bush, all of Altoona, Pa; many grand and great grandchildren. She also was raising her grandson Johnny Bush, She is also survived by a brother Charles M. Hockenberry, of Madera, Pa. She was preceded in death by a son Ronald L. Hockenberry and 6 siblings Stephen, Ivan and Georgr Hockenberry and Florence Dixon, Diana Fisher and Margaret.I Rodkey.

A Funeral Service will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Wendnesday, June 6, 2018 at Jones Funeral Home, Altoona, with Rev. George Sanders officiating.

Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery Altoona, Pa.

Friends will be received from 4 - 8 PM, Tuesday June 5, 2018 at Jones Funeral Home.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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