Clifford 'Pike''s Story
Clifford A. 'Pike' Gauda, 83, of Newfane, NY., husband of Audrey (Fox) Gauda, entered into rest at home on Friday October 6, 2017. Born in North Tonawanda on August 28, 1934, to the late Howard and Marion Gauda.
Pike served in the U.S Navy from 1952-1956. He was a long time member of the Masonic Lodge and the American Legion, belonging for 65 years. Pike retired from Chemical Leaman after 25 years. After a brief retirement, he joined Ridge Road Express, working for 12 years. He enjoyed spending time with his growing family.
Surviving is his loving wife of 64 years, Audrey; a son, Randy; his granddaughters, Destinee (Matt) Henderson, Katie and Bailey; four great-grandchildren, William, Bentley, Kellan and Maggie. Also surviving are his sister in-laws, Glady Oddo and Carol (Al) Schnider; and dear friend, Michele Meli.
Family and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Pike on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11 AM at the First Baptist Church, 6047 East Ave., Newfane, NY. 14108. Graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM in Acacia Park Cemetery, North Tonawanda, NY.
Flowers are gratefully declined, memorial donations may be made to Niagara Hospice 4675 Sunset Dr. Lockport, NY 14094.
Please visit rutland-Corwin.com for online condolence
Published on October 11, 2017