October 20, 2019
    Claude N. Austin, 88, of Chittenango passed away Saturday at the V.A. Medical Center in Syracuse. Born in the Town of Seneca, Claude has been a resident of the Chittenango area since 1963. Claude worked for Carrier Corp. for 20 years, 15 years with Fischer & Porter in Rochester and then owned and operated Austin Instrumentation until his retirement. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War. He had attended the Chittenango United Methodist Church and was a past member the NY Rural Water Association. Claude was predeceased by his parents, Alice and Nelson Austin, his sister Merrie Alice Austin and his son-in-law Alan Goda. Surviving is his wife of 59 years, the former Arlene Carr, his son Jeffrey Austin of Canastota, his daughters, Dawn Goda of Stanley, NY and Pamela Murray (Christopher) of Chittenango, his grandchildren, Bradley, John, Joseph, Alan Jr., Natasha, Katrina and Dominic. Memorial services will be 3:00 pm Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home, 702 Legion Drive, Chittenango. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Chittenango. Calling hours will be 1:00 – 3:00 pm Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service. Contributions may be made to the V.A. Medical Center, 800 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210.
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