Claude O. "Cloggs" Davoy

Born: Mon., Apr. 30, 1928
Died: Tue., Mar. 27, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Apr. 02, 2018
Location: Croghan

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Tue., Apr. 03, 2018
Location: St. Stephen's Church

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Croghan – Claude O. “Cloggs” Davoy, 89 passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Sunset Nursing Home in Boonville, he was in the company of family.

He was born April 30, 1928 in Croghan, the son of the late Claude O. and Hilda (Andre) Davoy. He attended Fr. Leo Memorial School in Croghan. In the late 40’s and early 50’s Claude was a milkman; he worked as a logger / truck driver for Gerald Farney and was a machinist for Climax Manufacturing. On January 9, 1950, Claude was married to E. Lucille Hunter at St. Stephen’s Church in Croghan; witnesses were Wilbur Davoy and Bessie Bezanilla. Claude worked for 21 years at Latex Fibre as a paper machine operator. In 1973 he and Lucille operated Davoy’s Custom Meat Cutting business on the Briot Rd until 1992 when David and Annette Davoy took over. At that time, Claude began working for Paul Lyndaker Excavating.

Claude was a member of the Beaver River Fish & Game Club and Jake’s Pond Hunting Club as well as a communicant of St. Stephen’s Church. Claude was an outdoorsman and avid hunter and trapper, especially of beaver. He shot trap on the Beaver River Trap Team for many years and took trips to Canada for 20 years fishing with his sons, grandsons and friends.

Claude is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Lucille of Croghan; five children, Sandra L. Buckingham of Belfort; Michael O. Davoy of Beaver Falls; Stephen J. (Cindi) Davoy of Lowville; Gary A. (Lisa) Davoy of DePauville and David M. (Karin Gresslar) Davoy of Croghan; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Alma Rose Boshart of Lowville; Eleanor Marie Campeau of Croghan and Patricia Golden of Croghan, a sister-in-law Clara Davoy, nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by four brothers; Wilbur, Paul, William and James Davoy; three sisters, Elizabeth “Betty” Roberts, Kathleen Aucter and Martha Buckingham.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at St. Stephen’s Church in Croghan followed by a luncheon in the church fellowship hall. Spring interment will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 2, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan.

The family would like to express how grateful they are to the Sunset Nursing Home in Boonville as they provided such wonderful care to Claude and made them all feel like family. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Croghan Food Pantry or to the Resident Activities Fund at the Sunset Nursing Home.

Memories and condolences may be shared online by visiting Arrangements are under the care of the Scanlon Funeral Home of Croghan.


Charitable donations may be made in Claude's memory to the following organizations:

Croghan Food Pantry
Main Street; Croghan, New York 13327

Resident Activities Fund at Sunset Nursing Home
232 Academy Street; Boonville, New York 13309

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Jess and Travis Edwards
   Posted Thu March 29, 2018
We are so sorry to hear about Cloggs. Wishing all the family to find strength and peace at this very difficult time. Words cannot be said to help you find comfort, but I hope you all find comfort in each other. He will be missed by all

Robin Lozano
   Posted Thu March 29, 2018

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Robin Lozano .

I’m so sorry for your loss. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all, Robin Lozano and family

Tom Renaud
   Posted Thu March 29, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed visiting with Cloggs

Bern and Janet Moshier
   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
Lucille and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Bern and Janet

Brenda Marolf
   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
So very sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Ceyril and Betty Bush, Jamie and Brenda Marolf

Paul Monnat
   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
Condolences to Lucy and all of the family. Cloggs was a great guy to be entertained by, and fun to be around. Sorry for your loss!

Rae (Perkins) and Dennis Rice
   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all at this sad time but still remembering the good memories of the past. Hugs to you all. Rae & Dennis

Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
On behalf of the entire staff at Sunset Nursing and Rehabilitation Center we extend our deepest sympathy to Claude's family at this very difficult time. We are honored that we were able to care for him in his last days, though he was only with us for a short period of time he was still a part of our Sunset family. We hope the constant love of caring friends soften your sadness, may all the cherished memories you made bring you moments of comfort, may lasting peace surround your grieving hearts. Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow. God speed our friend!

janet meyer moser
   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
to the family our paryers for you all claude was a kind man may he rest in peace now

   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
Gerry and Janet want to send our sincere condolences to Lucy and the entire Davoy Family..We Have so many wonderful memories of Lewis County Softball and Cloggs being our manager...He always had time to visit...May God Bless Each Of You As You Morn The Loss Of Your Husband And Father..

Patti Jantzi
   Posted Mon April 02, 2018
Lucille, Condolence's to you and your family .Claude will be missed. Always had a smile on his face....

Jennie Kelly
   Posted Tue April 03, 2018
Dear Sandy and family,
Thinking of you knowing this is hard but hold on to the good memories to hold you up in the days ahead.
Jennie Kelly

Jennie Kelly
   Posted Tue April 03, 2018
Dear Sandy,
Thinking of you and your family at this time.

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