Clarence “Austin” Standiford, Jr., of Havre de Grace, MD, passed away on March 20, 2018. He was 72.
Austin was born in Fountain Green, MD, to Clarence Austin Standiford, Sr., and Roberta Henderson Standiford. He was the devoted husband of 47 years to Ruth Rae Standiford, loving father of Amy Durkin and her husband Paul, of Aberdeen, MD, Nicole Goldberg and her husband Steven of Garner, NC, and Renee Diveley of Havre de Grace, MD. Austin was the adored grandfather of Brandi Doherty, Beau Butcher, Cameron Standiford, Rachel Goldberg, Gracie Diveley, Lindsay Goldberg, and Nicholas Goldberg, and great-grandfather of Madison Durkin, Blakely Butcher, Aubree Durkin, April Doherty, and Caitlin Doherty. He was the brother of Jeanie Breitenbach, Laura Kalb, and the late Norman Standiford.
Austin retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground and was the Owner and Operator of “The Sharpening Shack”. He was a member of the Stevenson Masonic Lodge and member and President of the Pilottown Rod And Gun Club. He enjoyed shooting, fishing, boating, and crabbing. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren.
A viewing will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018, from 11 AM until 1 PM, at Zellman Funeral Home, P.A., 123 S. Washington St., Havre de Grace, MD. Funeral services will begin at 1 PM. Pastor Paul Simmons and Pastor Bill Hill will officiate.
Contributions may be made in his memory to Kaufman Cancer Center, 500 Upper Chesapeake Drive, Bel Air, MD, 21014.
Online condolences may be made at www.zellmanfuneralhome.com
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We are located in Cecil County, Maryland. From the junction of 222 and RT 1 at the red light, take 222 North to Crossroads, turn left on Old Conowingo Rd., then go straight on Pilottown Rd. to the stop sign, and then turn left on Bell Manor Rd. Follow that road for about a quarter (1/4) of a mile; the gun club will be on the right side. Look for our sign shown here.
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Attention all members- To try and allieviate any issues with the range flag being out when no-one is hunting at the club and people wishing to use the range, there will be a white board located on the pavilion for hunters to put there name and cell number on if they are in the woods, in addition to having the flag out.