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HUMMEL, Clifford William

HUMMEL, Clifford William

HUMMEL - Clifford William "Servant of the Lord," age 70, of Rochester, NY, formerly of North Tonawanda. Cliff peacefully passed away surrounded by his family on January 15, 2018. He is now with his Lord and Savior. Clifford was born on January 27, 1947 in Bristol, CT. Son of Henry and Elsie (Litke) Hummel. Husband of Lynne Hummel. Father of Todd, Chris and Lori Hummel. Grandfather to Jaxon, Jordan and Anna Hummel. Brother of Edith Frechette, Etta Robillard, Elaine Morey, and Erma Kravecs. Beloved brother-in-law, uncle to many, Principal to thousands and Teacher to many more. He was very active in the Boy Scouts and achieved the goal of becoming an Eagle Scout. Cliff attended Concordia College (Bronxville and River Forest) graduating in 1970 with a degree in Education. Cliff married his partner in love and service, Lynne (Binkley) on August 1, 1970. Cliff served as a Teacher and Principal for many years at St. Matthew Lutheran School and more recently at St. Paul Lutheran Church and School in Hilton, NY where he served as Principal. Cliff had a lifelong passion for sports. Cliff loved his grandchildren, watching them play and perform, golfing with his boys, woodworking, gardening, and finding garage sale treasures with Lynne. Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home, Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda, NY, on Thursday, January 18th from 5-8 pm and Friday, January 19th from 3-8 pm. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 am from First Trinity Lutheran Church,1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Paul Lutheran Church and School or to the Boy Scouts of America. Guest register available at

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