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Clara J. Gano

Clara J. Gano

Clara Jane Gano, 94, of Frenchtown, NJ, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township, NJ.

Born January 9, 1926 in Iaeger, WV, Clara lived most of her life in Frenchtown, NJ. She worked as a waitress at several restaurants including Steve's in Baptistown, NJ, Hill Top in Flemington, NJ, Pittstown Inn in Pittstown, NJ, and Ships Inn in Milford, NJ. Clara enjoyed quilting, traveling, and collecting old bottles with her husband Sid. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Daughter of the late Alexander and Rose Manes, Clara is survived by her sister Betty Moore of Stuart, FL, her son David Gano and his wife Melody of Frenchtown, NJ, her three grandchildren Tonya Reese of Upper Black Eddy, PA, Tiffany Ciquemani of Holland Township, NJ, and Adam Gano of Holland Township, NJ, and her four great-grandchildren Shea Ciquemani, Brin Ciquemani, Savannah Reese, and Mandy Reese. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Sid Gano and by her six brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Milford Holland Rescue Squad, 151 Water Street, Milford, NJ 08848.


From: Fred an Lynn Weaver
David and family we are so sorry for your loss. you are in our prayers. Fred an Lynn Weaver

From: Evelyn Cronce
Remembering all the good times, and the silly times growing up with Aunt Clara. Sending my heartfelt sympathy to all the family.

From: George Eddy
David, I am sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family.

From: Peter Schaible
David , " there is nothing like a Mothers love " Peace be with you my friend

From: Angela Manes Stiltner
I’m so sorry. I will always remember her trips to WV. She was always so fun and played with us kids and told ghost stories and tales. I will hold those memories dear! Sending lots of love from the WV Manes gang.

From: Bob Bittenmaster
Dave, my condolences to you and your family on your loss.

From: Fran and Richard Petiet
Dave Mel and family, sorry for your loss, you were a good son and great daughter-n-law to care for Clara for the many years that you did. We hope all the happy memories that you share of her will last forever, love, Richard and Fran and family

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