Clark M. Kerr

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | July 16, 2019

Clark M. Kerr, age 90, of Irwin, died July 14, 2019. He was born in Turtle Creek and the son of the late Mary and Edwin O. Kerr. He graduated from Turtle Creek High School then served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. After serving in the military, he earned a bachelor degree from Slippery Rock University and a master’s degree from Indiana University. He taught at South Fork, Gateway, and 25 years as a guidance counselor in the Hempfield Area School District. He was preceded in death by son-in-law Ben Lubinsky, brothers Blaine Craig, Carl Kerr, and sister Elva Zenk. Surviving are his wife Mildred Patterson Kerr, two children: Dr. Clark M. Kerr, Jr (Judy), Lori Lubinsky, five grandchildren: Nathan (Dory)Kerr, Travis Kerr, Whitney (Ryan) Driscoll, Lauren (Dan) Blaszkowski, and Taylor (Lane) Waltenbaugh, and two great-grandchildren: Maxwell Kerr and Peyton Blaszkowski.

Friends and family will be received 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. Everyone will gather at 11 a.m. Wednesday for a funeral service at the funeral home with Rev. Bruce Judy officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Irwin Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at or the Pittsburgh YMCA at For online condolences please visit

Originally published July 16, 2019.

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