Pauline M. Clum

Pauline M. Clum, 75, of Walton passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family following a brief illness.

Born August 26, 1944 in Bradford, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Helen Shugar Webster.

Pauline was a cafeteria worker for the Walton Central School District for over 29 years. She loved her job and it gave her great joy to watch all the children grow up over the years. After retirement Pauline loved to travel with her husband and family all over the country. Pauline had a passion for taking care of others, caring for her mother Helen for many years but most of all loved being around and caring for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be truly missed by all who the opportunity to know her.

Survivors include her beloved husband of 56 years Ronald A. Clum of Walton whom she married October 5, 1963; daughters Debbie Bush of Delhi and Bonnie Brown (Patrick) of Bainbridge; sister Laurie Mayhood (Greg) of Maine, NY; grandchildren Leann Bush (David), Nikki Utter (Kyle) and Kimberly Brown (Lisa); great grandchildren Aiden Bush, Jayne Utter and Prestyn Utter and cousin and caregiver for many years Laurie Anderson. Pauline is predeceased by her sister Anna Clum.

A gathering to celebrate Pauline’s life will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 1-4 P.M. at the Walton Fire Department, 61 West Street, Walton. Pauline will be laid to rest at Walton Cemetery at a later date.  

Memorial donations in Pauline’s memory may be made to Helios Care, 297 River Street Service Road, Suite 1, Oneonta, NY 13820 or to the Walton Fire Department & Emergency Squad, 61 West Street, Walton, NY 13856.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of hope and comfort for Pauline’s family please visit