AUGUSTA - Alden C. Henty, age 81, of Knoxboro Road, passed away unexpectedly Saturday evening, Oct. 4, 2008, at his home.
He was born on Aug. 15, 1927 in Utica, N.Y., a son of the late Albert and Lucille (Stone) Henty. He attended Madison Central School.
On June 30, 1951, Alden and Mildred Jones were united in marriage in Verona, N.Y., and shared a loving union of over 57 years together.
In his early career, Alden drove a cattle truck for Burton's Livestock and had a milk route picking up milk cans from the area farmers to take for processing. He grew up on the family dairy farm and was a self-employed dairy farmer his whole life. He had a great respect for the land that he worked and for the cows he milked. He was a great listener and was to the point when he spoke.
Alden was a former member of the Knoxboro United Methodist Church.
Surviving besides his wife, Mildred, are four sons, William A. Henty (Diane Miller) of Oriskany Falls, Howard J. Henty (Noreen) of Oriskany Falls, Ward A. Henty (Ruth) of Oriskany Falls and Warren D. Henty (Kathy) of Durhamville; 11 grandchildren, HuDayne Sellers (Holly) of Madison, William Sellers (Stacey) of Oriskany Falls, Melly Bosch (Carlos) of Lexington, N.C., Michael Henty (Kim) of Bristol, Va.; Tracy Henty (Michael Whaley) of Blossvale, Connie Faber (Casey) of Vernon Center, Cheryl Buell Szewczyk (Andy) of Waterville, Karrie Henty of Rome, Shelby Henty of Oriskany Falls, Jessica Arnold (Jacob Buckingham) of Durhamville and Kayla Arnold (Jesse Boots) of Durhamville; 12 great-grandchildren, and several very special nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by two sisters, Alberta McLain and Ora Gaylord.
Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, at the American Legion Kelly-Phillips Post, 569 Madison St., Oriskany Falls, N.Y. from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. with a memorial service for Alden to be held at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oriskany Falls Fire Department and Ambulance Service or the Knoxboro Community church, P.O. Box 30, Knoxboro, NY 13362. Arrangements are with the Malecki Funeral Home, Inc., Vernon.
Albert Clifton Henty (1879 - 1967)
Sarah 'Lucille' Stone Henty (1885 - 1960)
Lillian 'Alberta' Henty McLain (1906 - 1981)*
Alden C. Henty (1927 - 2008)
New York, USA
Created by: Andrew L.
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
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