Duane Clive, 85, of the Town of Lewiston, NY, passed away on February 22, 2020 at Niagara Hospice House. Born on May 8, 1934 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph and Gertrude Clive. On September 21, 1957, he married Charlene Whitcomb. Mrs. Clive predeceased him on January 29, 2019.
Duane was a lifelong area resident, attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School. He proudly served in the United States Navy from July 23, 1951 until his honorable discharge on May 6, 1955. Duane retired from the former Bell Telephone Company, where he was employed as a telephone installer. Even into their senior years, Duane and Charlene enjoyed bowling together.
Duane is survived by children, Kathleen Clive, Shelly (Gary) Strassburg, Joseph (Linda) Clive and Glenda (Tom) Doane; grandchildren, Brandy Costa, Sarah Kreps, Andrew Strassburg, Jonathon Clive, Melissa Garland, Michael Kieley, Justin Kieley, Joseph Kieley and Tommy Doane; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Cyril and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents and wife, Duane was predeceased by a granddaughter, Deanna Doane and brothers, Walter and Victor.
Visitation will be on Friday from 3-7 p.m. in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY (716-297-9007), where a prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m., concluding with Navy Military Honors. Private prayers of committal and interment will be held in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice. Arrangements are under the care of Michael R. Goodlander. Share condolences at GOODLANDERCARES.com
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