Clifford J. Waugh, 89, of Cattaraugus entered into rest December 15, 2018
He was born September 7, 1929 in Buffalo, NY to the late Merrill and Violet Waugh.
Clifford was raised by the late Norman and Bernice Waugh Roth.
He graduated from Kensington High School in 1948. Clifford attended Buffalo State College and received his Bachlors in Education from Houghton College. He then went to Bowling Green State University and received his masters in History. Clifford then accepted his first position as a History teacher at Cattaruagus Central Schools while pursuing and completing his doctorate in History at the University of Buffalo.
Clifford married his high school sweetheart Christine Golden on August 30,1952 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Buffalo, NY. He was an accomplished jazz drummer, loved coaching the wrestling team also enjoyed wood working,reading, cycling, swimming, life guarding and weight lifting. Later in life Clifford was called into the ministry of Evangelism and continued preaching the gospel until passing.
He is survived by his loving wife Christine, his cherished daughters Linda (Doug) Ackley and Diane (George) Lowry; grandchildren Charity, Israel, JB, Chad, Seth and Chelsey; great grandchildren George, Amira, Naomi, Cayla, Carleigh, Sebastian and Giana.
He was predeceased by his brother Donald and a granddaughter Elisabeth.
Relatives and friends may visit Roberts Memorial Chapel 111 South Street Cattaraugus Tuesday from 10AM to 1PM with a funeral service to immediately follow.
Interment will be in Liberty Park Cemetery
Arrangements entrusted to DiStasio Funeral Home, Cattaraugus,NY