Funeral services for Clifford E. LaLone, age 94, of Hammond will be held on Thursday (April 25, 2013) at 2:00 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph Weidler officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Hammond.
Calling hours will be held also on Thursday at the funeral home from 12:00 noon until the time of the service. Mr. LaLone passed away on (April 22, 2013) at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Surviving is his son, David LaLone and his wife Angela of Morristown; a grandson, Eric LaLone of Morristown; a sister, Beulah Neuroth of Hammond; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
His wife, Althea LaLone; his siblings, Dorothy Bloss, Donald LaLone, Harold LaLone and Clarence LaLone predeceased him.
Clifford was born on April 25, 1918 in West Carthage, a son of the late Norman and Myrtle (White) LaLone. He attended West Carthage High School for his education and married Althea McMillan on April 15, 1938 at the Calgary Tabernacle in Carthage. He then entered in the US Army from 1942 to 1946 and was stationed in Africa, Italy, France & Germany during his enlistment.
He was employed as a machinist throughout his career, and was employed at Crown Zellerback Paper Company in Carthage, Remington Rand Company in Syracuse, Seal Rite in Fulton, General Electric Company in Syracuse and later transferred to General Electric Company in Portsmouth, VA where he retired from in 1981. In 1981 he moved to Hammond and worked as a care taker on six of the area islands.
He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US Hwy 11; Potsdam, NY 13676. Condolences can also be made online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.