In Memory of Timothy H. Clinehens

August 12, 1945 - October 4, 2018

Resided in Utica, NY


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Utica - Timothy Hazen Clinehens, age 73, of Utica, New York passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, October 4, 2018.  He was born in South Bend, Indiana, on August 12, 1945 to Elmo Delphos and Dorothy Ellen (Huston) Clinehens.

Tim graduated in 1963 from Penn High School, Mishawaka, Indiana, and in 1966 from Valparaiso University with an engineering degree.  He was then employed by General Electric Co. in Utica for 25 years, stayed on when Martin Marietta bought out GE, and remained when it became Lockheed Martin, for a total of 40 years, before retiring in 2006. He loved to figure out how things worked, and enjoyed puzzles and cooking.

Tim is survived by a son, Eric (Katie) Clinehens of Mishawaka, Indiana; a sister, Sharon (Harry) Boucher of Longview, TX, and a brother, James (Sherri) Clinehens, of Elkhart, Indiana; a niece, Marci, (Mike) Collins, of Hackberry, LA, nephew Timothy (Jessica) Roberts and their 18-month old son, Timothy Roberts, Jr., of Phoenix, AZ, nephew Jeffery Clinehens of Reynoldsville, Ohio and niece Holly Licata of Colorado. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Clinehens on August 4, 1985, and his father, Elmo Clinehens on May 17, 2000.

The family offers a very special thank you to Artem Pavlyukovets and his family for the years of kindness and assistance shown to and for Tim throughout his life.

In accordance with Tim's wishes, there are no calling hours, and private services will be held at the convenience of the family.