George Kenneth Clausius of West Grove

George Kenneth Clausius

George Kenneth Clausius

George Kenneth Clausius, 76, of West Grove, died Friday, July 17, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Sandra Newlin Clausius with whom he shared 30 years of marriage and Ruth Detterline Clausius with whom he shared 14 years of marriage.

Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was a son of the late Daniel Oliver and the late Louise (Kramer) Clausius. George served our country in the USMC from 1956 - 1962.

He was a pipe fitter for Scott Paper until 1998. He then worked as a court officer at the Media Court House before moving to Southern Chester County to the Villages at Penn Ridge where he served on the board of directors. He enjoyed traveling and camping in his travel trailer with his family in Lewistown. He played his favorite game of golf with his friends and also enjoyed fishing. In recent years, he volunteered at Jennersville Regional Hospital and attended Avondale Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include in addition to his wife Ruth, three daughters, Marsha June (Jim), Debra Eichler (Mike McLaughlin) Carol Clausius (Rene); two step-daughters, Karen Knorr, and Nancy Addison; four sisters, Diane Bowden, Darlene Orlando (Tom), Nancy Chadwick (Roy) and Sandra Higgins (Bill); five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

You are invited to visit with George’s family and friends from 9-11 a.m., Thursday, July 23, at the West Grove, Presbyterian Church 139 W Evergreen Street West Grove, PA 19390. A funeral service will follow with a reception in the church hall immediately following the service. Interment will be held privately. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Avondale Presbyterian Church P.O. Box 446 Avondale, PA 19311. Arrangements are being handled by the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-869-2685) of West Grove. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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