Clarence Doyle Steele
C. Doyle Steele C. Doyle Steele, 78, of Apollo, died unexpectely 'on Sunday, Dec. 19, 1999, at his winter home in Homosassa Homosassa Springs, Fla. Born Oct. 26, 1921, in Apollo, he was the son of Cyrus and Sarah Bowman Bowman Steele. He lived in Apollo all of his life where he was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church and was an attorney, operating his own law practice from 1953 until the present. A graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia, he was twice elected Burgess of Apollo, serving from 1954 to 1961. He also served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Representatives from 1967 to 1971. As mayor of Apollo he approved, along with the borough council, the "General Plan" that developed the Apollo downtown downtown area, resulting in the present Apollo Plaza. He served on the Septiquin Centennial Centennial Celebration Committee in 1991 and was a member of the Apollo Apollo Chamber of Commerce, the Strongland Chamber of Commerce, the Apollo Elks, the Apolio Masons, the Apollo Lions, was past treasurer of the Armstrong County Democratic Democratic Committee and an honorary member of the Apollo Fire Department. Department. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Dianne Knepshield Steele; a sister, Margaret K. Ament, Apollo; two brothers, Boyd K. Steele, Oklahoma Borough, and John B. Steele, Springfield, Springfield, Pa.; and a family friend, R. Bruce Williamson, Pittsburgh. He was preceded in death by his parents. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday; 2-4 p.m Friday, Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, and 10-11 a.m. Monday at the Gerald J. Medice Funeral Home in North Apollo. The Apollo Masons will hold a service Thursday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The Apollo Elks will hold a service Sunday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Apollo with the Rev. Charles Horn and the Rev. Fred Zikeli officiating. Interment will be in the Riverview Cemetery in Kiski Township.