Clarabelle L. Price

1926 - 2020

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Clarabelle L. Price, 93, formerly of Arlington, passed away on Sunday June 7, 2020 at 7:32am at Willow Ridge Community in Bluffton, Ohio. On October 22, 1926, she was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of the late Charles A. and Delyda (McGuire) Blaney. On June 28, 1969, she married Lester W. Price and he passed away October 9, 1991. Clarabelle was a retired public teacher, retiring in 1982 from Arlington High School. She is survived by a sister, Constance R. Yannuzzi of Baltimore, MD; 4 nieces: Mary Ruth Chapin, of Cockeysville, MD, Martina Branco of South Thomaston, ME, Maureen Yannuzzi of Topsham, ME, and Michele Derry of Olney, MD. She is also survived by three grandnieces, 1 grandnephew, four great-nephews, and 3 great-nieces. Clarabelle was a member of the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church and the church choir near Jenera, and also a member of the Salem Lutheran Church, Baltimore, MD. She was a 1944 graduate of Southern High School, Baltimore, MD and a 1948 graduate of Western Maryland College, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. In 1962, she earned her Masters of Education from the University of Maryland and later a Master of Library Science, also from University of Maryland. Clarabelle loved to save buttons and coins, read, and watch birds. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, June 11 at 11:00am at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, with Reverend Steven Edmiston officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Lester W. and Clarabelle Price Memorial Fund, c/o St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jenera. Arrangements have been entrusted to CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Arlington, and online condolences may be left for the family at

Service Information

  • Graveside Service:

    Thursday, June 11th 2020 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery [Map]

    Jenera, Ohio

  • Final Resting Place:

    St. Paul's Cemetery [Map]

    Jenera, Ohio

  • Contributions:

    Lester W. and Clarabelle Price Memorial Fund
    c/o St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
    9340 Township Rd 32
    Jenera, Ohio 45841

  • Instructions: