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Jordan Lee Claar
January 19, 1989 ~ November 5, 2023 (age 34) 34 Years Old
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Jordan Lee “Jordy” Claar, age 34 of Newry, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 5, 2023 at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. He was born January 19, 1989 in Altoona, the son of Michele E. Wendt-Claar.
He is survived by his mother, whom he called “Honey Mom”; uncles: Mark Wendt and Matthew Wendt (Aunt Dawn); cousins: Ryan, Chrystal, Theodore “TJ”, Lyndsay, Christian, and Remmick, and their children; and his grandmother, Judith Wendt.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Frank Wendt; an uncle, Mike Wendt; and a cousin, Zachary Wendt.
Jordy attended Hollidaysburg High School - Life Skills Class. He was a former member of A.R.C. of Blair County – Becky Sheetz Center and a past member of the Special Olympics, where he participated on the swim team. Jordy also took part in the Rose Hill Stables and the Dreams Go On riding programs.
He enjoyed hiking and loved all the many adventures with his mother, including going to concerts, doing puzzles, helping out at the family floral shop, and watching Steelers games at the Wonder Bar on potluck-Sundays. Jordy loved music and watching Channel 10 news. He enjoyed anything that had wheels, from trucks and busses to trains and motorcycles.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 from 6-8pm, immediately followed by a Celebration of Life service at 8pm at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1309 Frankstown Rd., Hollidaysburg. Rev. Roy A. Steward will officiate.
The family would like to thank all of his special caregivers.