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Obituary for Maxine "Sissy" Cluse

Maxine “Sissy” Cluse, 64, of Wheatland, PA, passed away December 25, 2022, in her home surrounded by her family after an extended illness.

Born January 21, 1958, in Clarion, PA, to Maxine “McLaughlin” Fair-McKinney and Charles J. McKinney she attended Farrell Schools and was a homemaker. Maxine attended Wheatland United Methodist Church and enjoyed crocheting, playing cards and Bingo and spending time with her grandchildren.

Maxine is survived by her daughter, Amanda Powell and her spouse Dawnielle Klenke of Sharpsville, PA; two sons, Richard Powell of Wheatland and Thomas Poorbaugh and his wife Brittany of Fort Mill, SC; four brothers, Charles McKinney of Tionesta, PA, Paul Fair of Wheatland, Terry Fair of Transfer, PA, Luke McKinney of Newton Falls, OH, eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband’s Charles “Mick” Cluse, and Richard Powell Jr.

Visitation will be Friday December 30, 2022, from 11am to noon in John Flynn Funeral Home with a service following at noon in the funeral home chapel officiated by Pastor Randy Kightlinger.