Charlene Clough, 53, of McGraw, NY, passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2009.
Born September 4, 1956 in Cortland, NY, Charlene was the daughter of Alice Clough and the Late James Clough. Charlene was formerly employed as a manager by Camden Properties in Tucson, AZ. After returning to New York, Charlene was later employed by Thoma Development Consultants, Cortland.
Charlene will be remembered for her laugh, smile and sense of humor, as well as her generosity, strong work ethic, and adventurous spirit. She enjoyed traveling, kayaking, woodworking, remodeling projects, as well as designing and building construction projects.
She is survived by Trudy Wise, her Life Partner of 30 years; her mother, Alice Clough; sister, Annette Huskins; niece, Audrey (Brandon) West; great-niece, Olivia West; many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Charlene was predeceased by her father, James Clough, and brother Stuart Clough.
A memorial service will be held at Valley View Cemetery, South Otselic, NY, on Sunday, November 1, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. with Jeanne Angell officiating. Donations may be made in Charlene's memory to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208 (www.francishouseny.org) or Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North St., Liverpool, NY 13058 (www.hospicecny.org/).