Mr. Clifford J. Stage, Jr

Funeral Information

Home: Addison, NY
Date of Death: October 5, 2012
Place of Birth: Corning, NY
Birthdate: September 12, 1935
Age: 77
Funeral Service: Thursday, October 11, 2012 7:00 PM Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home, Addison, NY
Visitation: Thursday, October 11, 2012 4-7 PM at Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home, Addison, NY
Interment: Addison Rural Cemetery, Addison, NY


Clifford J. Stage, Jr, age 77 of Addison, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on September 12, 1935 in Corning, the son of the late Clifford and the late Leona Marie (Harriger) Stage Sr. He married Helen M. Gosper on September 20, 1958 in Addison.

Cliff was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and he retired from Corning Inc following 36 years of service. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and trapper, an avid gun collector, and a member of the North America Hunting Association. Cliff enjoyed spending his summers at the lake and he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He worked at Burdett Saw Mill, Ingersoll-Rand, and Stages Dairy Farm. Cliff was a member of the Addison American Legion, Addison Eagles, and the Rod and Gun Club.

He is survived by his wife, Helen M. Stage, daughters: Donna Lee (Greg Bovee) Stage of Addison, Peggy Ann (Richard) Brouwere Jr of Campbell, and Tina Marie (Gene) Proulx Jr of Addison, brother, Clayton Stage of Hudson, Fl, grandchildren, Jessica (Chad) Radka of Addison, Casandra (Kyle) Myers of Addison, and Trapper Brouwere of Campbell, great grandchildren, Alexander and Lilly Radka, and Hannah Myers, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Family and friends are invited to call at Carpenter-Flint Funeral Home, 10 Wall Street, Addison, on Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, A celebration of Cliff's life will follow calling hours there at 7:00 PM.

Burial will take place at Addison Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Care First (Hospice), 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830.