Hastings, Clarice H.
Nov. 3, 1919 - Dec. 24, 2013
Clarice H. Hastings, 94, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Greensboro, N.C. and Agawam, MA, passed away December 24, 2013. She was born November 3, 1919, in Agawam, MA to Carrie (Wilkins) and Perley J. Hewey, and had five older siblings, Eldon, Audrey, Floy, Marie, and Calvin, who all predeceased her.
Clarice's life was all about love of family, church, and her music. She was a soprano soloist at Protestant churches in Agawam and Westfield, MA, and Greensboro, NC. Clarice and her husband John, who died in 2008, were married for 67 years. They enjoyed numerous summer vacations in Maine, fishing, swimming, and spending time with their children and grandchildren.
Clarice is survived by her son, John Hastings, Jr., of Venice, FL; daughter, Janet Lavercombe, of San Diego, CA; granddaughters Lisa Roche of Carlsbad, CA, Kimberly Langan, of Cincinnati, OH, and Susan Downs, of Bowdoinham, ME; grandson Dylan Scharf of Temecula, CA; and six great grandchildren.
A graveside committal service will be held at a future date at Venice Memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Agawam, 760 Main Street, Agawam, MA 01001. To share a memory visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com