Edward Thomas "Ed" Clapperton

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EDWARD THOMAS CLAPPERTON
August 11, 1921 ~ November 23, 2013
"Ed was a much loved father, devoted husband,
favorite uncle, ground-breaking scientist,
and decorated veteran."

Edward Thomas Clapperton, 92, born in Portland, OR, passed away in peace after a brief hospitalization.
Ed received his Masters in Chemistry from the University of Portland after serving with the Army's Eighth Air Force in Europe, where he earned a Distinguished Flying Cross.
His work as a chemist and microscopist in the pulp and paper industry qualified for several patents.
Ed is survived by his son, Edward Clapperton and his wife, Kayo; and daughter, Anne Pearson, her husband, Dave, and their sons, Tyler and Andrew.
He was preceded in death by Alvina, his wife of 50 years.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sat., Nov. 30 at Russellville Park Retirement Community, Portland, OR.
Donations to St. Vincent de Paul.
Ross Hollywood Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Please sign his guestbook at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Published in The Columbian on Nov. 29, 2013
Edward Clapperton
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Arrangements under the direction of:
Ross Hollywood Chapel & Killingsworth St Johns Lombard Chapel of The Chime
4733 NE Thompson St | Portland, OR 972131999 | (503) 281-1800
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