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)- https://www.theaftd.org/get-involved/ways-to-give/. Online condolences can be sent through www.jwardfuneralhome.com