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Clifford Howard

January 20, 1926 — November 6, 2012

Clifford A. Howard, 86, of Morrisville, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the Oneida Healthcare Center.
He was born January 20, 1926 in the Town of Smithfield, a son of Floyd and Flossie Hall Howard. Clifford graduated from Morrisville schools and attended Morrisville Agricultural and Technical College. On February 1, 1947, he married Dorothy E. Evans in the Peterboro United Methodist Church. They had celebrated their 65th anniversary this year. Clifford was a dairy farmer on his Howard Hall Farm in the Town of Smithfield for many years. After retiring from farming, he became a school bus driver for the Morrisville-Eaton Central School, retiring after 20 years of service. He had also been employed by CNY Coach of Chittenango. He enjoyed collecting and restoring antique automobiles and spending time with his family.
Clifford was a member of the Welsh Church in Nelson; the Mohican Model A. Club; and the Model T. Ford Club of America. He was a former member of the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department and had been the Codes Enforcement Officer for the Town of Smithfield for several years.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy; their children, Eric and Anna Howard and Joyce Kapral, all of Canastota; Mark and Maria Howard of Oneida and Kevin Howard of Nelson; ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Sylva Ellis and Louise Gill.
Funeral services will be held at 1pm Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, Cedar St., Morrisville, followed by interment in the Union Cemetery at Welsh Church.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-7pm.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to the Welsh Church or to the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012

4:00 - 7:00pm

Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc. Morrisville, NY

31 Cedar Street, Morrisville, NY 13408

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