RAVENA – Wilford N.
“Bill” AuClaire passed away Saturday, May 22, 2010 at St. Peter’s
Hospice Inn. Bill lived most of his life in the Ravena area. He
had worked for many years for the former Frangella Bros. Mushroom
Plant and retired from R-C-S Central School. Bill had been a member
of the Coeymans Fire Co., enjoyed golf, bowling, Nascar and
walking. He was an avid Yankee fan.
his sisters, Lillian Heath of Hudson and Dorothy Jurgens of
Hannacroix; brother Merle AuClaire of North Carolina;
great-nephew, Richard Sayward, Sr.; great-great-nephew, Richard
Sayward, Jr.; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and
nephews. Bill was predeceased by his sisters Irene Stokes, Mary
Jenkins, Marie Greene and Doris AuClaire, brothers Joseph, Philip,
Francis, Robert and Roger AuClaire and great-great niece Tayna
will be held 7 PM Wednesday, May 26th at the Babcock Funeral Home,
Ravena. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service
starting at 4. Contributions in memory of Bill may be made to St.
Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143 or the Ravena Rescue
Squad, PO Box 144, Ravena, NY 12143