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Clair T. "Bop" Steffey
July 15, 1934 ~ July 31, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Clair Theodore “Bop” Steffey, 89, of Shillington, passed away July 31, 2023 at 7:56 AM in his residence with his family by his side.
Born in West Reading, he was the son of the late Harold Clair and Emma Lillian (Wenger) Steffey. He was the husband of Henrietta Jean (Haushower) Steffey. They celebrated 64 years of marriage.
Clair was a Navy veteran and was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Shillington. A 1954 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School, Clair enjoyed duck hunting, traveling, and his family. He loved his grandchildren and Bop was the best babysitter.
Clair started working at Bethlehem Steel’s Grace Mines and later worked as a millwright for 18 years at Carpenter Steel, retiring in 2000.
In addition to his loving wife Henrietta, he is survived by his children – Ross C. husband of Carolyn Steffey, Hood River, Oregon, Mindy A. Steffey, Flying Hills and his grandchildren – Hailey R., Ethan K. and Jack H. Bortz. He was predeceased by a son – Kent T. Steffey in 1994.
A special thanks to the Angstadt family, Kate’s team and Fasca for all they did for Clair and his family.
A Celebration of Clair’s Life will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2023 at 1:00 PM from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington. The Rev. Colleen Cox, his pastor, will officiate. Family and friends will be received immediately following services. Contributions in Clair’s memory may be made to Grace Ev. Lutheran Church, 30 Liberty St., Shillington, PA 19607. www.kleefuneralhome.com