Clifford P. Monfils
Clifford P. Monfils, age 91, of Mayfield, N.Y., died on August 26, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam.
He was born July 8, 1927, in Luzerne, N.Y., the son of the late Clifford Sr. Monfils and Almeda Barrett Monfils. (stepfather, the late Alvin Mike Trowbridge since 1934).
Cliff attended Mayfield schools, Gloversville business school, Herkimer-Utica and Tennessee Community Colleges.
He was employed at R.E. Bedfords Electrical Shop, G.E. Knolls Atomic Lab, Univac (Unisys) in Utica, Bristol TN and Blue Bell PA. He then was a part-time courier for Nathan Littauer Hospital until he retired due to health problems.
Cliff proudly served in the Merchant Marines, U.S. Army Artillery, and The National Guard.
Fishing and snowmobiling were his favorite fun times.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Helen Bell Monfils; a daughter, Barbara Rich; three sons, Allan (Jan), Ronald (Susan), and Donald (Penny); 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many extended family members.
In addition to his mother, father and stepfather, Cliff was predeceased by a sister, Almeda Kenyon.
Cliff attended the Cranberry Creek Community Church. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the church at 112 Gilbert Road, Mayfield N.Y.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, August 30, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a funeral service will follow at 12 p.m. with Cliff’s son, Pastor Allan Monfils officiating.
Interment will take place immediately following the service at the funeral home at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.
Friends and family wishing to send condolences may send them to Helen at P.O. Box 53, Mayfield NY 12117 or online condolences may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com.