Governor Wolf Orders the Commonwealth Flag at Half-Staff to Honor Central City Mayor Woodrow W. Clapper Jr.

July 12, 2018

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has ordered the Commonwealth flag at the Capitol Complex and at all public buildings and grounds throughout Central City to fly at half-staff to honor Mayor Woodrow “Woody” W. Clapper Jr.

Mayor Woodrow W. Clapper Jr., 81, passed unexpectedly on July 10, 2018. He held the position of mayor of Central City for over 21 years and served our nation in the United States Army and the United States Air Force during the Korean War, earning a Purple Heart.

The Commonwealth flag shall be lowered immediately, Thursday, July 12, 2018, and lowered until sunset on the day of interment. All Pennsylvanians are invited to participate in this tribute.

The United States flag shall remain at full staff during this tribute.

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