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Clara Lacson Penaflor

Clara Lacson Penaflor, 93, of Ocala passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Clara was born in the Philippines before moving to this area. She was a member of Present Truth Ministries. Clara loved her family. She enjoyed needlepoint, traveling, and cooking.

Survivors include her children, Regina (Michael) Hatcher of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Isabel Anasco of Ocala , Florida, and Edward (Nilda) Penaflor of Kokomo, Indiana; her grandchildren, Michael and Matthew Hatcher, David and Rey Anasco and Kay, John and Charles Penaflor; and her great-grandchildren, Brylee and Flora Hatcher, Eric, Faith, Daniel and Gabriella Anasco, Cora, Ember, Jaydn and Evelyn Landis, and JP Penaflor.

Predeceased by her husband Jose and grandson Eric.

A funeral service will be held ‪at 6:00PM on November 21, 2019 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Ocala, ‪910 SE Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL, 34470. A visitation will be held ‪from 5:30PM on November 21, 2019 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Ocala. Following the service, friends and family are invited to a dinner at 7PM at Present Truth Ministries Fellowship Hall (‪5601 NE 7th ‪Street, Ocala, FL).

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