Tonawanda News

November 1, 2012

Clarence "Herk" E. Hurtubise

The Tonawanda News


Clarence "Herk" E. Hurtubise, age 83, of North Tonawanda, passed away on November 1, 2012 at Buffalo General Hospital. Mr. Hurtubise was born on July 16, 1929 in North Tonawanda, son of the late Clarence and Marguerite (nee Sommer) Hurtubise.
Mr. Hurtubise was a US Army Veteran serving during the Korean War. He was a graduate of RIT and the University of Houston. Mr. Hurtubise was owner of Your Type Printing in North Tonawanda. He was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Parish in North Tonawanda, where he served as a Eucharist minister. Clarence served as president and on the board of directors for various organizations through out the area.
Mr. Hurtubise is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Margaret "Midge" Mary (nee Spencer) Hurtubise; devoted father of Kenneth (Deborah), Stephen (Sharon), Michael Hurtubise, Betsy Jackson, Patricia Geist and Nancy (Wyatt) Yee; brother of Donald (Barbara), Douglas (Sandy), Joseph (Barbara) and Daniel (Shirley) Hurtubise; proud grandfather of 15.
The family will greet relatives and friends on SUNDAY from 7-9 PM in the WATTENGEL Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda. A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday at 10 AM from St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 800 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Meals on Wheels of Niagara County or Red Jacket Club.
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