Funeral arrangements for Clifford Edmund Lavelle will take place at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs, MO on Wednesday, September 13, 2023. His family will receive family and friends from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Memorial service will begin at 4:00 p.m. In Lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Camp B Donate — Pitcairn Camp “B” (pitcairncampb.org) Memories of Clifford and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com
Clifford Edmund Lavelle, 68, a resident of Independence, MO passed away peacefully Thursday, September 7, 2023 at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO. He was born November 17, 1954 to Edmund and Rosemarie (Lauffer) Lavelle in Laredo, TX.
Clifford was a 1973 graduate of Penn-Trafford High School in Harrison City, PA. He was united in marriage to Sharon McMichael-Mularski on September 6, 1975 in Harrison City, PA. Clifford spent his working career as a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service and retired in January 2011. Following his retirement from the Postal Service Clifford drove a School Bus for the Independence School District and was currently working part time for LaMar’s Donuts. Clifford was deeply involved in Camp B, a weeklong boy’s camp in Pitcairn, PA which he looked forward to every year. He had been involved in that camp for over 30 years. Clifford was a life-long Steelers fan, enjoyed hunting, umpiring, and coaching kids baseball and football. Above all Clifford cherished spending time with his family, friends, and especially his grandchildren.
Survived by his loving wife, Sharon Lavelle of Independence, MO; sons, Brian Lavelle and wife Tara of Blue Springs, MO, Michael Lavelle and his wife Ashley of Blue Springs, MO; grandchildren, Mikayla Lavelle and her husband Nathan, Madison Lavelle and her fiancé Austin, Haley Lavelle, Marley Lavelle; brothers, Patrick Lavelle of Pittsburg, PA, Jerry Lavelle and his wife JeanneAnn of Pittsburg, PA; several nieces and nephews. Clifford is preceded in death by his parents.