Oscar W. Canfield, 90, New Holland, WWII veteran, retired from Nestle Chocolate

By on December 10, 2014

Oscar W. Canfield, 90, New Holland, formerly of Fulton, N.Y., died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Ephrata Manor.

Born in Altmar, N.Y., he was a son of the late Floyd B. and Huldah (March) Canfield.

Oscar was a 1951 graduate of Robert Wesleyan College. He was a WWII Army veteran serving with 793rd Military Police Battalion and a member of VFW Post 569, Fulton, N.Y. He retired after 39 years with Nestle Chocolate, Fulton, N.Y. A member of Fulton Alliance Church, he enjoyed family travels and woodworking.

Surviving is his wife of 63 years: Dorothy M. (Mead) Canfield, Sebring, Fla.; a son: William (Susana) Canfield, Croton on the Hudson, N.Y.; daughters: Linda (Donald) Bitterman, Havre, Mont.; and Sandra Canfield, Fulton, N.Y.; granddaughter: Sandi Bitterman; nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law: Loraine (Joe) Maietta, Fulton, N.Y.

Brothers: Douglas, Harold and Fenton, predeceased him.

Private services were held by the family in the Donecker Chapel of Ephrata Manor with inurnment to take place in Florida.

To offer the family online condolences, visit goodfuneral.com. Good Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Reamstown, handled the arrangements.

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