AMHERST - Stanley E. Seymour, 96, of 24 Potwine Lane, died on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at Cooley-Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, following a brief illness.
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Born on December 6, 1915 in Westhampton, he was a son of Claude and Christine (Aldrich) Seymour.
Stanley was married to Ruth S. (Eaton) on May 25, 1941 and enjoyed 67 years together until her death on January 4, 2008.
He was a delivery driver for Amherst College for 28 years, retiring in 1980.
Previously, Stanley had worked for the Westcott Moving and Storage Company, Jones Lumber Mill and did farming as well.
A member of the North Congregational Church in North Amherst, Stanley enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening, and hiking with the Senior Hiking Group.
Survivors include his daughters, Carolyn McNary of Steese-Fairbanks, AK, and Judith Guilford of Diamond Point, NY; and son, David Seymour of Fairfield, CT; four grandchildren, Heather McNary, Todd Guliford, Heidi Puutio, and Melanie Seymour; one great grandson, Dean McNary; and a sister, Winifred Hurd of Westhampton; and several nephews and nieces
Besides his parents and wife, Stanley was predeceased by his siblings, Elmer Seymour, Helen Seymour, Gertrude Payson, Nadine Hanks, Burton Seymour, Merton Seymour, and Carlton Seymour.
There are no calling hours.
There are no services at this time and interment in Mountain View Cemetery in New Salem will be private.
Witty's Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is directing the arrangements.
You may offer your sympathy online at www.wittyfuneralhome.com
Witty's Funeral Home
158 South Main Street
Orange, MA 01364
Published in The Recorder on Nov. 13, 2012