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Jeffrey Dwayne McClaskey

September 9, 1967 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 52)

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            Jeffrey Dwayne McClaskey, 52 of Altoona died August 10, 2020 at UPMC Altoona.

            He was born September 9, 1967 in Altoona a son of the late Donald James, Jr., and Jane Elizabeth (Clapper) McClaskey.

            Surviving are a daughter Jamie Dawn McClaskey of Altoona; two grandchildren, Levi and Kayleigh; a sister Pamela Lynn (Andrew) of Tyrone; a sister-in-law Patti McClaskey of Williamsburg; a special nephew, Michael Young and numerous extended family.

            Jeffrey was preceded in death by a brother, Donald James McClaskey, III.

            Mr. McClaskey was a 1985 graduate of Altoona Area High School.

            He was a U.S. Army veteran serving with the 1st Infantry, 2nd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment.

            He was employed as a painter by Union Tank Car Company.

            Jeffrey enjoyed war movies and gameshows.

            A future Celebration of Life is planned.

            In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations please be made to the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 East Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602 or to the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center, 2907 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602.

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