Howard E. Clapp(1924 - 2013)

WESTHAMPTON - Howard E. Clapp of Easthampton Road, Westhampton, died Feb, 3, 2013, at home.

Born Aug. 16, 1924, in Holyoke, he was the son of the late Roger W. and Alta (Galusha) Clapp. He had lived in Westhampton since 1941.

Mr. Clapp attended Easthampton schools and graduated from Smith Vocational High School in Northampton.

He worked at the former Pro-Brush division of Vistron Corp in Florence as a plastic parts finisher. Mr. Clapp was very interested in mechanical and electrical equipment. He was also an avid gardener and landscaper.

He leaves a brother David G. Clapp of Westmoreland, N.H., and a nephew and a niece.

At Mr. Clapp's request there will be no funeral, calling hours or memorial service. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The Mitchell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Westhampton Blacksmith Museum, 5 stage Road, Westhampton, MA 01027.

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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Feb. 12, 2013