Calvin Theron “Cal” Christman

Calvin Theron “Cal” Christman

Death 6 May 2010 (aged 72)
Burial Fonda, Montgomery County, New York, USA
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Mr. Calvin T. Christman, 72, of Old McKinley Road, Palatine Bridge, New York, died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at St. Johnsville Nursing Home.

Born on August 22, 1937, in the town of Palatine, N.Y., he was the son of Theron Christman and Mildred Smith Christman. He was a graduate of Canajoharie High School class of 1954 and was a lifetime area resident.

Mr. Christman was the owner and operator of the Canajoharie Dairy Farm for over 40 years, until his retirement in 1999.

He was a member of the Canajoharie United Methodist Church, where he also served as trustee.

Mr. Christman served as an officer for Canajoharie Co-op Milk Producers for 20 years, serving as treasurer for many years. He was also a member of the Farm Bureau Holstein Friesian Association. Mr. Christman enjoyed woodworking.

On February 2, 1963, in the Little Falls Methodist Church, he was married to Beverly J. Herringshaw. Together they celebrated 47 years of marriage.

Mr. Christman is survived by: his wife, Beverly J. Christman of Palatine Bridge, N.Y.; sons, Bryan Calvin Christman of Guilderland, N.Y., Jeffrey Scott and Tina Christman of Ames, N.Y.; sisters, Lavina Wilson of Palatine Bridge, N.Y., Alma and Donald Tice of Carlisle, Pa.; grandchildren, Kayla Christman of Ames, N.Y., Shawna Christman of Schenectady, N.Y., Thomas Christman of Ames, N.Y., Tyler Christman of Ames, N.Y., as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at 10 a.m. at the Canajoharie United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Robert Farmer officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday, May 10, 2010 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, 20 Otsego Street, Canajoharie, NY 13317. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda, N.Y.

In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions in memory of Mr. Christman to the Alzheimer's Association, Pine West Plaza, Bldg. 4, Suite 405, Washington Ave. Ext., Albany, NY 12205 or to the Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter Inc., 133 Hilltop Road, Sprakers, NY 12166.

The Leader Herald, May 8, 2010

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