Clinton L. Makeley

June 25, 1966 - December 14, 2018 

Clinton L. Makeley

June 25, 1966 - December 14, 2018 

Obituary for Clinton L. Makeley

Clinton L. Makeley “Duke”


Clinton “Duke” L. Makeley, 75, of 108 Center Street, passed away Friday (December 14, 2018) at Highland Healthcare in Wellsville.

Born in Baltimore, MD, August 17, 1943, the son of Levan J. and Florence (Ferry) Makeley, he had resided in Angelica for most of his life, and had worked for Swann’s Roofing in Angelica. Duke enjoyed fishing, euchre, fixing odds and ends and electrical work.

He was predeceased by his parents.

He is survived by his wife Arlene Olejniczak Makeley whom he married on June 25, 1966, 4 sons Levan James (Annie) Makeley of New Jersey, Clinton L. Makeley Jr. of Las Vegas, Brian (Bridget) Makeley of Wellsville, Michael Makeley of Angelica, 3 daughters Vickie (Raymond) Hoffman of Angelica, Bobbie (Earl “Fritz”) Myer of New Jersey, and Venus Makeley of Angelica, 4 sisters Rita Little, Barbara Makeley, Penny Fincher, and Lucky Turner, 10 grandchildren 2 step grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and several nieces, and nephews.

Burial will be at the Until the Day Dawn Cemetery in Angelica.

A luncheon will be held on May 25, 2019 at 1:00pm at the American Legion Post #414 in Angelica.

To send a remembrance please visit, the family is being assisted by director Chester A. Gosper IV.

Duke’s family would like to thank the Angelica Rescue Squad, Highland Healthcare, Jones Memorial Hospsital, and all the family, friends, and neighbors that lent a helping hand

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