Arthur C. McClaskey – 9/14/2018

September 17th, 2018

Arthur C. “Artie” McClaskey, 62, of Chester Heights passed away on September 14th at Lehigh Valley Hospital Hospice surrounded by his family.  He was born in Chester to the late John and Frances (Sniechoski) McClaskey.  He was raised in Concordville and attended St. Thomas the Apostle Elementary School. He graduated from Salesianum High School in 1973, and then attended Drexel University, graduating with a degree in business.  Artie was the owner and operator of the Hilltop Pub in Chester Heights for over 25 years.  He was also a councilman for Chester Heights Borough for over 15 years.  He was an avid golfer, and active member of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish and a member of the Delaware County Republican Party.  Artie was well known for his great sense of humor.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, John McClaskey, Jr. He is survived by his siblings, Thomas McClaskey (Sharon), Mary Ellen Flasinski (Joe), Gail Gallagher (Dennis), and Sharon Johnson (Bill); Many nieces and nephews.

His funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 22nd at 10:30am at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Glen Mills.  Friends and family are invited to call in church from 8:45-10:15.  Burial will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)- Online condolences can be sent through

26 thoughts on “Arthur C. McClaskey – 9/14/2018

  • By Mark Klevence on

    Wow just catching up on this news. I am so sorry to hear of Artie’s passing. He was my little brother for so many years. We would hang out all Summer long and drive to Sallies together. I still miss my first real friend Johnie to this day.

  • By Jon Kailer on

    I’ll always remember sharing lots of fun and laughs with Artie. I’m very sorry to hear that he has passed.

  • By James mclaughlin on

    Arty was a good guy

  • By Billy Kelly on

    Remembering all the great times from the Hilltop as well as Jamaica with the guys!!
    Our deepest sympathy and thoughts to the McClaskey family and friends.
    Billy and Geo Kelly

  • By Ann Smart on

    To the McClaskey,
    So sorry for your loss, Artie was a funny man who could always make you laugh. He will be remembered. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

  • By Mary Jean Clark on

    I am so sorry to hear of this loss to your family and the community. Rest In Peace Artie and God Bless your family.

  • By Mary Kay Beirne on

    My sincerest condolences to Artie’s many friends and family. He made you feel welcome anytime you visited the Hilltop or Borough meetings. God Bless you Artie!

  • By Anne Tucker Searl on

    Condolences to the McClaskey family. Artie was a friendly host at the Hilltop and a staple around Chester Heights. He will be fondly remembered.

  • By John Popolillo on

    I’m sorry to hear the loss of Artie. I went to St Thomas the Apostle school with Artie’s older brother John. Artie was a good guy and always greeted you nicely at the Hilltop. R.I.P. Artie.

  • By Beth Robertson Euchler on

    I’m so sorry to hear of Artie’s passing. I’ll always remember him with fondness. My heartfelt condolences to his family.

  • By Kris Bailey on

    Be at peace Artie – you will be missed. Sending love to everyone in the family.

  • By Butch johnson on

    Sharon, My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I have many fond memories of Artie at hill top. He Was always smiling and nice to me. Rest in peace.

  • By The Nelms on

    Our condolences go out to your family. May your mind be filled with many comforting and precious memories and may God keep you in his loving care until he swallows up death forever. (Isaiah 25:8)

  • By Linda Murphy on

    Seems like yesterday that we were kids all hanging out together. Be at peace Artie.

  • By Pam (Mascaro) Serafini & Nancy Mascaro on

    Mom & I send our loving thoughts and prayers to the McClaskey family. Artie was a wonderful friend. We will always remember him with many fond memories. It’s
    hard to believe he’s gone. May God bless him and keep him close and may he be at peace now.

  • By Eileen Kovatch Stewart on

    Sharon & the McClaskey Family,
    We are sorry for your loss and may Artie RIP 🙏🏻💛
    Eileen (Kovatch) Stewart

  • By Carolyn Cuppernull on

    Sending our love and prayers. Perfect picture to remember Artie with his warm smile and generous spirit.

  • By Reds Thomas on

    Rest in peace my dear friend.You will always have a special place in my heart. I am forever great-full for you introducing me to my wife almost 30 years ago.

  • By Donna Ogden on

    R.I.P. Artie, you’ll be remembered fondly.

  • By Bob Reilly on

    Artie was a great and loyal friend to all of the State Troopers at the Media Barracks. We will miss him! Rest In Peace.

  • By Chuck Kramaric on

    RIP Artie. Please accept my condolences on your loss.

  • By Gary and Pat best on

    So sorry for your loss.Sending prayers to the family.P&G BEST

  • By Kathleen Killion on

    We are Sorry for your Loss, Art was a Good Guy. He will be missed. May he Rest In Peace. Dan & Kathleen Killion

  • By Jim Murphy on

    I’ll always remember Art as my neighbor and friend… I hold on to the times we had as kids hunting pheasant and rabbits with Jeff Robertson out back in our fields. I hope they see each other again.

  • By Kathleen lillicrapp on

    My thoughts and prayers to the family .I always liked Artie and will miss him.

  • By Julie Makowski Knies on

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Artie. I have many fond memories of him from the Hilltop Pub. My thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family. God Bless.

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