Clifford ‘Cliff’ E. Woolridge, 80

HANNIBAL, NY – Clifford “Cliff” E. Woolridge, 80, of Phoenix, passed away on Saturday June 29, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

A native of Cleveland, NY, he had resided in Phoenix, Barstow, Calif., and Baldwinsville.

Clifford ‘Cliff’ E. Woolridge
Clifford ‘Cliff’ E. Woolridge

Cliff retired from Conrail Railroad in Dewitt and had worked for Santa Fe Railroad in Barstow, Calif.

He enjoyed vegetable gardening and collecting pocket knives.

Cliff was predeceased by a son, David Woolridge, in 2009.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Betty Woolridge of Phoenix; four children, Clifford (Teresa) Woolridge Jr. of Barstow, Kathy (Ed) Houde of Fulton, Cindy Mulcahey of Phoenix and Trudy (Gary) Burns of Fulton; two sisters, Dorothy Vader and Marge Farr both of Baldwinsville; a brother, Roswell Woolridge Jr. of Lexington, Kentucky; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 p.m. Friday 5 at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal, with memorial services immediately following at 4 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to COPD Foundation, 2937 SW 27th Avenue, Suite 302, Miami, Fla. 33133.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.