Clarence R. “Bud” Remley, 89, of 2504 Sunbury Road Danville PA passed away
Friday morning, June 27, 2014 at Columbia-Montour Home Hospice at Maria
Hall, Danville PA. He was born February 27, 1925 in Dunellen NJ the son of
the late Roy H. and Florence A. Hack Remley.
attended Danville Schools. He left high school in 1943 to attend the Army
Air Corps Flight School for single engine flight training. Bud graduated
January 7, 1944 with the class of 44-A. He was then assigned to P-47
training at Perry FL and was assigned to the China Burma India Theatres
during World War II. He was awarded the Air Medal with two oak leaf
clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross with one oak leaf cluster for
flying 132 missions over enemy territory. After the war, he signed up in
the US Air Reserves, retiring in 1972, at the grade of Lieutenant Colonel.
Bud taught flying for many years at Benton, Bloomsburg and Danville
starting working at Merck and Company in 1951 and retired after 34 years in
July of 1985. Most of his career was spent as a production supervisor. He
was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church Danville PA and a lifetime member of
the Danville American Legion and the Danville Moose.
survived by one son, Richard N. Remley and his wife Nancy of Watersmeet MI
and one daughter, Cherie A. Glenn of Naples FL. He is also survived by his
grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one sister, Pearl
Ashton of Danville PA. He is also survived by his long time companion
Matilda “Tillie” Ryan.
family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff of Columbia
Montour Home Hospice and to the staff of Columbia Montour Home Hospice at
Maria Hall for their compassion and their excellent care.
Funeral services and burial will private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church 215 East
Market Street Danville PA 17821 or Columbia Montour Home Hospice 410 Glenn
Avenue Suite 200 Bloomsburg PA 17815. Arrangements are under the direction
of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.