on July 9, 2013 - 1:10 AM
June 26, 1920 – June 30, 2013
Clinton F. White, of East Amherst, a World War II veteran and member of many local fraternal organizations, died June 30 in Harris Hill Nursing Home, Lancaster, after a short illness. He was 93.
Mr. White, a lifelong resident of Western New York, worked for many years at Harrison Radiator as an employment manager. He retired in 1977.
He attended School 53 and Fosdick-Masten Park High School in Buffalo, and he was a 1953 graduate of the University of Buffalo, receiving his bachelor’s degree in industrial labor relations.
He and June L. Chambers were married in 1941. One of their favorite pastimes was square-dancing, and they were members of the Harris Squares and NA Rounds. She died in 1983.
A charter member of Tan Tara Country Club, Mr. White shot a hole-in-one there in June 1983. He also enjoyed bowling and bridge.
Mr. White was a member of Amherst Presbyterian Church in Williamsville. He also was a member of Transportation Lodge, Free & Accepted Masons, and a past exalted ruler of the Independent Brotherhood of Elks. He also was a member of Lions International and the Harrison G-9 Management Club.
During World War II, Mr. White achieved the rank of staff sergeant and served with the U.S. Army’s 4th Infantry Division and with the military police in Germany. Twice he was scheduled to take an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II Memorial but was unable to go.
He is survived by a daughter, Judith Darlene Mann.
Services were last week.