Clayton C. Cushman

clayton c. cushman
Greece: Wednesday, February 27, 2008 at age 84. Survived by his loving and devoted wife of 61 years, Virginia (Kadar) Cushman; children, Stephen (Lori) Cushman & Kathleen (Tom) Judson; special to his heart grandchildren, Natalie & Matthew Cushman, Kristen & Carley Semrau; brother, Herbert (Lillian) Cushman; special brother-in-law, Robert Kadar; step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; many friends. He is predeceased by his baby daughter, MaryAnn; parents, Elmer (Barbara) Cushman; brother, Nelson Cushman; special sisters-in-law, Jean Kadar & Helen (Kadar) Sparklin. Clayton is a 42 year retiree of Eastman Kodak Co., a Veteran of World War II and served in the U.S. Marines. He was active in his community, serving as a volunteer for North Greece Fire Department, Boy Scouts and Greece Food Shelf. He was also co-founder of the Blue Angels Drum & Bugle Corps. Friends may call Monday 10-11 A.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held following calling at 11 A.M in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in White Haven Memorial Park is to be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Greece Food Shelf, 500 Maiden Lane, Rochester NY 14616 or Visiting Nurse Services, 2180 Empire Blvd., Rochester, NY 14580 in his memory. For more information, or to sign Clayton's online guestbook,

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  1. Aunt Ginny, Steve & Kathy – sorry to hear that we have lost a wonderful man. I will remember the fun times we had during our family picnics. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Love ya all.

  2. Aunt Ginny, Steve, Kathy and families; I was saddened to hear of your loss, Please know you are all in our prayers and that god does ease the pain we feel when someone leaves our world and joins him. I do wish we could have had more opportunities to share time together over the years. The family reunions were always fun and although maybe selfishly, I always enjoyed the times I was able to spend with the Kadars & the Cushmans when I was spending some of the best times of my early life with Grandma (Eleanore). He will be missed, Love & God Bless,

  3. Dear Cushman Family, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Mr. Cushman was a sweetheart, we enjoyed the times that we spoke with him and his wife. Please extend our condolences to her for us. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Marcal and Sam.

  4. Dear Kathy & Family
    Iam sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My memory of your Dad was serving as a North Greece Volunteer Fireman with him in the early 60s. My thoughts and prayers are with you today. Take Care.

  5. I could not have asked for a better grandpa. I am so fortunate to have had him in my life as long as I did. I miss him greatly, but will always cherish the memories.

  6. I’m so sorry to hear of Uncle Claytons passing. I wish I could be there to pay my respects to all of you. Your all in our prayers. With deepest sympathy.


  7. So sorry to hear about Clay…we will always hold a special place in our hearts for him. Keep strong…and know that we are thinking of you all.

  8. Thinking of you during this time of sorrow. Rememering the good times I shared with your family growing up.
    Celebrate his life and all the great memories.


  9. To the Cushman family – Uncle Clate was an inspiration and role model to me as I was growing up. I treasured the times we were able to get together with our families. My heart felt sympathies are with you all.

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