Clayton R. Cole, age 90 of McKeesport, passed away on Wednesday, January 27, in UPMC McKeesport. Born January 27, 1931 in Elizabeth Twp., he was a son of the late Ralph and Nettie (Bush) Cole. A retired steelworker at US Steel Homestead Works who also worked as mechanic at Cindric Garage, Clayton was a US Air Force Veteran and a member of bowling leagues at Versailles Lanes. Clayton is survived by his wife Frances "Tootsie" Cole; his daughter Cathy L. (Walter) Kozlowski of McKeesport; his grandsons Zack and Leo Kozlowski; his sister Doris Fornell of Port Vue; his brothers Ted Cole in Arizona and John Cole of State College; and also nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Clayton was preceded in death by his siblings Nancy Jacobs, Betty Waugh, Donna Civello, and Lyle and Gary Cole. Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, Versailles, on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 1 to 5 PM. Masks are required; CDC and State guidelines will be observed; and social distancing will be enforced on funeral home property. A Blessing will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 11 AM in the funeral home with Fr. Vincent Velas officiating. Interment will be private.
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