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SGT Clarence E. Dudley Sr.

March 14, 1941 ~ July 9, 2022 (age 81)

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SGT Clarence E Dudley Sr. age 81 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Saturday July 9, 2022, in Transitions Health Care Washington with his family by his side. He was born March 14, 1941, in Canonsburg a son of the late James W. and Anne Hairston Dudley. Clarence was a graduate of Canonsburg High School and prior to his retirement had been employed as a police officer with the Canonsburg Police Department for 40 years, last serving as sergeant. He was well known in the area for his delicious barbeque and owner of D-Bone Catering. Clarence was a member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church on Greenside Avenue in Canonsburg where he had served as a deacon and was known as “Chef” for the cooking he catered at the church. He proudly served with the United States Army and was a member of the VFW Post 191 of Canonsburg and the American Legion Post 902 in Houston. Clarence in addition to cooking loved fishing and gardening. Left behind to cherish his memory is his wife Sandra Williams Dudley after over 35 years of marriage, his son Clarence Dudley Jr and his wife Judy of Nineveh Indiana, his stepchildren Kimberly (Byron) Kelley of Washington, Boyres Williams of Canonsburg and Jayia Williams of the state of Texas, his great aunt Geraldine “Dean” Jones of Canonsburg, a nephew that he raised as his son Nathanial (Rosie) Williams of the State of Texas, nineteen grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews Grandchildren. Clarence was the last of his immediate family. Deceased in addition to his parents are his beloved children Jonathan Dudley and Hazel Dudley  his grandson Clarence Matthew Dudley, two step daughters Lora Denise Standard and Andria Williams, two brothers, James and Gerald Dudley and his sister Gloria Dudley  Butler and his former wife Georgetta Dudley.

Friends and family are welcome from 10 am until 1 pm Wednesday  July  13, 2022 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120. Funeral Services will take place at 2 pm Wednesday in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Greenside Avenue. Please meet in Church. Fraternal Order of Police services will take at 1 pm in the funeral home. To view or extend condolences please visit

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July 13, 2022

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Salandra Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service Inc (West Pike Street, Canonsburg)

Fraternal Order of Police Service
July 13, 2022

1:00 PM
Salandra Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service, Inc

Funeral Service
July 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
120 Greenside Ave
Canonsburg, PA 15317

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