- April 23, 1923 - November 12, 2012
- Orlando, Florida
of Clarence's Passing
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“Clarence and my Dad were WWII buddies who went through basic training together. My friendship with Clarence started about 7-8 years ago. You see,...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Theresa Lambert - Seattle, WA
“I was sad to hear of Clarence's passing. Charlie told me a couple of days ago. I wish I had known because I would have liked to attend the funeral to...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: David Crane - Orlando, FL
“Your family is in our hearts. We wish you peace and healing.
3 of 24 | Posted by: Charlie Behrens and Rev. Kathy Schmitz - FL
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. I know your father was an outstanding man and he will missed very much by many. Love~ Kalena
4 of 24 | Posted by: Kalena Meyers - Clermont, FL
“My condolences to the Waldron family.I didnot know Clarence personally but felt like I did from all of David's stories about his family.GOD bless you...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Elizabeth Bodine - Hernando Beach, FL
“We were saddened to hear of Mr. Waldron's passing. (He will allways be Mr. Waldron to me)I can still see him smiling at us driving your model A...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Dave and Veronica Boaz - Orlando, FL
“Clarnce was nice to be around and I have known him since the 70's and never seen him upset with anyone. He cared about everyone he met and all felt...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: John Lanier - Orlando, FL
“I'll miss you Clarence. I looked forward to seeing you come in from the field at the end of your day at OUC. You always had a kind word and a smile...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Karen Lanier - Orlando
“I will always have such fond memories. He could always make me chuckle! He will be sorely missed.
9 of 24 | Posted by: Andrea Wald Carroll - Mayodan, NC
“Rest in Peace. You are a great man who adored his family and served his country. Love and prayers.
10 of 24 | Posted by: Annette Ferrari - Powell, TN
“Gerry and David,
What a full and wonderful life he had. I know he will be missed by so many people.
It feels like I just saw him "the other day"...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Patricia Bryant-Neeson - Amherst, OH
“Rest in pease and may God Bless
12 of 24 | Posted by: Terry Lester - FL - Friend
“What a priviledge and blessing it has been to know and love Pa..My prayer is for God's Peace for all of the family who will surely miss Pa, and live...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: jerome heins - FL - family
“To my friend Dave and his family,
So very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts are with you, my heart goes out to you
14 of 24 | Posted by: Mike Lustig - Marquette,, MI
“sorry to here of your loss are dauther Annette shared her many phone calls with Clarence he will be missed love and prayers be with you Lloyd unice
15 of 24 | Posted by: Lloyd -Unice- Waldron - CT
“Sorry to hear of your loss. I was so pleased I was able to meet Pa.
16 of 24 | Posted by: Dorothy Heins - Monona, IA
“To my friend Amy, her mom Gigi, her Dad Roy and my sweet girl Audrey Kate,
I am so very sorry for your loss. I am thinking of you all and praying...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Allison Carey - Montverde, FL
“Sending our deepest symphathy to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care and love you!!
18 of 24 | Posted by: MaryAnn Rinaldi Messenger - CT
“Roy, Kathy and Amy I am sorry for your loss.
19 of 24 | Posted by: Stan Zegetosky - Maitland, FL
“We are sorry for your loss as well as our loss. Clarence was a joy to know and
to share time with. We will see you over
on the other side dear...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Hal nd Fay Bryant - Orlando, FL
“Audrey said tonight.
I know Pa is with the angels. I know he can hear me talk to him so every day I am going to talk to Pa and every night before...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: written by Amy- Granddaughter - FL
“My condolences to Clarence's family. I was only aware I had a great uncle a short time back, but I am glad to have had the chance to get to know him...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Ryan Waldron - Sanford, FL
“A bear to share with you.
23 of 24 | Posted by: Audrey - Montverde, FL
“We are sorry for your lose, we will be praying for comfort and peace through this process. We love ya all.
24 of 24 | Posted by: Monty. Connie & Jessica Patterson - FL
Clarence J. Waldron of Orlando passed away peacefully on November 12, 2012. He was born April 23, 1923 in Torrington, CT. - the last of 13 children. Clarence proudly served in the United States Army, during World War II with the 14th Armored division, under Gen. George Patton. He worked for Orlando Utilities Commission for 26 years, retiring in 1985. Clarence was a member of the Orlando Utilities Retiree's and the Gem and Mineral Club.
He is loved by his wife of 68 years, Geraldine; his son David Waldron; daughter Kathleen Patterson and her husband Roy; granddaughter Amy Patterson; great-granddaughter Audrey Kate Schmiechen and extended family. We are so blessed to have Clarence, Dad, or "Pa" as he was known to his family for his guidance, joy, sharing his memories & stories and his endearing love for his great-granddaughter.
In Pa's journal, which he kept everyday, he wrote on March 14, 2008- "Baby Girl Audrey born 5lbs10oz. Kathi called at 8:30 am to say Audrey is doing fine..... Ryan put her in my arms, what a feeling, what a doll, perfect. I hope GOD will give me one more year to see her grow". ..Well how wonderful Pa got over 4 years to see her grow - dance ballet and tap and he loved her to recite the Pledge of Allegiance standing so straight.
A special thanks to Health Central Park, Wing 5, and Hospice of the Comforter for their kindness, care and support. In lieu of flowers or donations, we simply ask that you love your family and friends unconditionally as Clarence has done.