Obituary of Clyde H. Lane
Clyde H. Lane
Clyde H. Lane, 93,a resident at Oneida Healthcare Extended Care Facility, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2023. He was born November 23, 1929 in Greece, NY, the son of Howard A. and Mavis M. Lane. Clyde, a long time resident of Rome was employed as a Research Physicist at the former Rome Air Development Center, Air Force Research Laboratory - Rome Laboratory. He authored many technical papers and received many scientific achievement awards during his professional career.
A graduate of Utica College, Clyde also obtained Master's degrees in Solid State Science (Syracuse University) and Systems Management (University of Southern California). Prior to his Air Force employment, Clyde worked as an assistant Chemist at Rome Manufacturing Co. and for his father at the former Holland Florist of Rome.He was a paratrooper with the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 11th Airborne Division from 1951 to 1953.
Clyde and his wife Jane traveled the world extensively and had wonderful experiences. Their travels included; Brazil, Egypt, China, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Israel, and Russia, among others. He was curious about many subjects, read broadly and enjoyed adventures. Clyde had many hobbies that included; gardening, travel and painting. He loved classical music. He even went white water rafting down the Colorado River at the age of 79. His family was his source of joy and happiness and "were always the most important people in my life".
Clyde was predeceased by his wife, Lucille Jane Cornish Lane, his sister Wilma Sickels and brothers Forest and Melford Lane. He is survived by his five children; Debra (Paul) Jusak, Roberta (Jon) Piche, Abbe Eyre, Thomas ( Laura) Lane and Richard ( Dawn) Lane. He also leaves twelve grandchildren; Jeremy Jusak, Heather Bosscher, Christine Piche, Michael Piche, Jamie Araki, Jason Eyre, Kaycie Lane, Benjamin Lane, Matthew Lane, Cara Lane, Mackenzie Lane and Cole Lane. Six great grandchildren; Jackson, Juliet and Jennevieve Araki, Olivia and Lucas Piche and Liliana Harris.
Clyde wishes to thank friends and acquaintances for a happy, fulfilling life in Rome, NY. The family thanks the staff at Oneida Healthcare Extended Care Facility for the care and friendship extended to Clyde during his stay.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, The Rome Family Y or to Alzheimer's Disease Research.
Funeral services are private and there are no calling hours.
Arrangements by Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home 7751 Merrick Road, Rome.