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Clarence Whitton

Clarence Whitton

Male 1913 - 2003  (89 years)

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  • Name Clarence Whitton 
    Born 29 Oct 1913  Olean New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jan 2003  Olean, Cattaraugus, New York, USA buried Saint Bonaventure County Cemeterry Allegany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22659  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Arthur Whitton,   b. 1883, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958, Olean, Cattaraugus, New York, USA buried Saint Bonaventure County Cemetery Allegany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eva Brook,   b. 1883, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1971, Olean, Cattaraugus, New York, USA buried Saint Bonaventure County Cemetery Allegany, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8983  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Rose Shaffer,   b. 4 Feb 1916, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1988, Olean, Cattaraugus, New York, USA buried St Bonaventure Cemetery Allegany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
     1. Robert C Whitton,   b. 29 Aug 1938, Olean, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 2014, 2667 Smith Hollow Road, Olean, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F8981  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Home in 1920: Olean Ward 6, Cattaraugus, New York
      Home in 1930: Olean Ward 6, Cattaraugus, New York
      at 1940 census at Olean, New York an Assembler Manufacturing Engineer
      Olean, NY-- Clarence Whitton of 1512 W. Henley St. died Tuesday (January 7, 2003) in The Waters of Allegany Healthcare Facility after a brief illness.

      Born October 29, 1913 in Olean he was the son of the late Arthur and Eva Brook Whitton. He was married to Helen Shaffer who predeceased him January 3, 1988.

      Mr. Whitton attended Olean schools. He worked his adult life for Clark Bros. (now Dresser Rand) as an electronic technician in the turbine division. He was instrumental in making many prototypes in the experimental lab as well as many parts and testing equipment. He traveled for many years for the testing department and he worked on the first turbine engine that Clark Bros. built for the Kentucky-Tennessee gas line.

      He retired after 45 years of employment, and then enjoyed photography where he captured beautiful four-season landscapes. His favorite past time was to help feed all the stray animals in his neighborhood, including feeding peanuts and birdseed to the squirrels and birds as well as food for the stray cats. There wasn't an animal he didn't care for.

      Surviving are a son Robert C. (Linda) Whitton of Hinsdale; a daughter Joan M. Evans of Olean; his grandchildren Julie (Jeff) Rapp of Kenmore, Robert Whitton of Olean, Kelly (Todd) Lovell of Allegany, Michael (Tara) Evans of Hinsdale, Molly Evans of Hinsdale, Steve Winters of Hinsdale, Steven M. Noll of Cuba and Joseph M. Noll of Olean; great grandchildren Savannah, Ryan and Casey Evans, twins Jacob and Joshua Lovell, Allison Rapp, Kayla M. Noll and Jocelyn N. Noll and several nieces, nephews and cousins.