Clarence G. Whitman

Mr. Clarence G. Whitman, 85, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at his home in Gloversville.

He was born April 22, 1928 in Gloversville, the son of the late Charles and Effie Oar Whitman.

He was employed by the former MCA Record Company in Gloversville for many years until his retirement.

Mr. Whitman was a member of Faith Tabernacle, Johnstown.

He was married April 31, 1949 to Beatrice Filkins Whitman who died April 15, 2011.

Survivors include two children: Larry Whitman and Leona Lineville, both of Oregon; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two nieces and a nephew: Lorena M. Dutcher, Rosalie Sweetand Harold Berry, all of Gloversville.

In addition to his wife, Clarence was predeceased by a son, Edward Whitman, and all four of his siblings: Harold Whitman, William Whitman, Catherine Vallieu and Bertha Berry.

There will be no calling hours. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 23rd at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St; Gloversville, with the Rev. John Brunetto officiating.

Interment will take place at King Northampton Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the charity of your choice.

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