Claude B. Britton
Claude B. Britton, 83, widower of Jean C. (Trollinger), of Macungie, died April 11, 2013 in The Lutheran Home at Topton.
Born in Brashear, Missouri, he was a son of the late Harry and Clara (Cornett) Britton.
Claude served his country as part of the United States Marine Corps. He went on to serve on the Pennsburg and East Greenville police force before beginning a career with Mack Trucks in Allentown. He was an avid traveler and belonged to the Figural Bottle Opener Collectors Club.
Surviving are sons, Timothy and wife, Karen, Pennsburg, Jesse Britton and wife, Rona, Bechtelsville, stepchildren, Barry Mensch, Whitehall, Jeff Sell, Macungie, Debra Mensch Gery, Port Orange, Florida; brother, William, Barto; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother, James, and two sisters, Evelyn Gaugler and Shirley East.
Services are private. Arrangements are entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, East Greenville. Offer condolences at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at above website to one of Claude’s favorite charities: St Jude Children’s Hospital, St. Labre Indian School in Ashland, MT, or a charity of your choice.