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Clinton E. Vargeson

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Clinton E. Vargeson Obituary
Clinton E. Vargeson, age 85, of Painted Post, NY, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Corning Hospital, Corning, NY.

Clint was born on March 18, 1929 in Elkland, PA, the son of the late Onie L. and Elsie (Dunlap) Vargeson. Clint married Barbara Ordway on May 24, 1980 in Painted Post, NY.

He worked for Corning Glass Works as an instrument mechanic, retiring in 1985 with 65 years of service. After retiring from Corning, Clint continued working as a bus driver for T&T and Bernie Transportation for 20 years. Clint was known for his green thumb, spending time in his garden growing vegetables, and later using them to cook a number of dishes. Clint will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years: Barbara Vargeson of Painted Post, NY; one daughter: Joyce (Rob) Graeff of Runnemede, NJ; two sons: Clint (Katie Crowe) Vargeson of Painted Post, NY, Michael (Pat) Vargeson of Troy, TX; stepchildren: Shawn Snyder of Campbell, NY and Amanda Snyder of Painted Post; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister: Geraldine Krisler of Elkland, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Clint was predeceased by brothers: Gerald, Lyle, Larue and Glenn Vargeson; and sisters: Delia Swingle, Clara Whittbeck, and Irene Jeffers.

Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter's Funeral Home, LLC, 14 E. Pulteney St., Corning, NY on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. A memorial service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 8:00pm. Burial will take place in the family plot at Chapel Knoll Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Condolences may be shared at www.carpentersfuneralhome.com
Published in The Corning Leader on Apr. 30, 2014
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