June 16, 1940 to February 11, 2014
Hawkinsville-Clarence S. Capron, 73, of Hosper Lane, affectionately known as "Pudge," husband of the late Luella, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Utica.
He was born on Potato Hill Road in the Town of Boonville, on June 16, 1940, a son of Charles and Anna Grace Greenlow Capron. He grew up on Potato Hill, later moving to Ford St. in Boonville, where he lived for several years, completing his education at Boonville Central School. Pudge was first employed on several area farms; later he was employed at AMF, Lowville, Mercers Dairy, Boonville, as a deliveryman, Hart & Crouse, Co. and Foster Paper Co., both of Utica. His last employment was in the casting department of Revere Copper & Brass Co. Rome, where he was employed for thirty five years, retiring in 1994, due to disability from injuries he received in an industrial accident. Mr. Capron was united in marriage with Luella Webster on February 14, 1961, at the First Baptist Church of Boonville. This was a loving union that endured for 44 years, until Luella passed away on October 12, 2005. Pudge enjoyed time spent with his family, and hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his children, Diana L. Sturtevant and her fiancée, Mark Siegfried, Rome, Debora Capron and fiancée, Walter Matulewicz, Lowville, Brenda (James) Nellis, Remsen. He was predeceased by his son, Ronald E. in 2012. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, Stephanie Persons and Wendi Roberts, Wendy Sturtevant, Casandra (David) Maine, Chad (Sarah) Sturtevant, Justin Beyer, Brittany Beyer, Makenzie Rocker, Ashlie Rocker and Amanda and Maegan Capron; 11 great grandchildren, Bryce, Jaedyn, Zachary, Kyle, Brandon, Kevin, Shala, Christina, Nicole, Logan, Madison; four brothers, Maynard (Charlene) Capron, Boonville, Thomas (Jean) Capron, Port Leyden, William Capron, Oneida, Lawrence (Sue) Capron Floyd; one sister, Betty Ann (William) Laquay, Boonville, a step sister, Joan (Jim) Buchala, Hawkinsville. He was predeceased by a brother, Walter, in 1986, and by a brother David Lee, who died in infancy. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
His services will be Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. Interment in the spring will be in Boonville Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday 2-4 & 7-9 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice.
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