Claren Gail Lafferty, 83, a retired masonry contractor, died Friday (Nov. 22, 2002) in his South Wales home after a long illness.
Born in Rushford, he owned and operated Claren Lafferty and Sons, a masonry contracting business, for more than 20 years. After retiring in 1983, he worked as a master cabinetmaker.
His wife, Eleanor Grover Lafferty, died in 1992.
Survivors include a daughter, Janet Borderieux of Anchorage, Alaska; five sons, Donald of Memphis, Tenn., David and Duane, both of South Wales, Dennis of Colvin and Douglas of Holland; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Services were held today in Kenneth Howe Funeral Home, East Aurora. Burial was in South Wales Cemetery.