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Clifford Pafford

January 29, 1957 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 64)



Clifford Pafford, age 64, of South Hadley, passed away November 10, 2021at Baystate Medical Center after a brief illness. Clifford was born in Manhattan, New York son of Jane (Cowen) Pafford and the late Phil Thomas Pafford. He was a graduate of the Dublin School in New Hampshire, and currently a member of their Board of Trustees, and was a graduate of Centre College. Clifford was an entrepreneur who was involved in many different business ventures. He had a love for jazz music and was a “friend of Bill.” While living in Holyoke he was a member of the Principal's Advisory Committee at Lawrence Elementary School, was involved in starting and participating in the Churchill Neighbor Association, and active in ecumenical efforts to bring together the Latino and Anglo citizens in the Churchill neighborhood.  He continued his interest in the community as a resident of South Hadley by his participation in town meetings. Clifford is survived by his wife Gail (Bielizna) Pafford; his mother, Jane (Cowen) Pafford; a brother, Timothy Pafford and his wife Brittany of Texas; two nephews: Joshua and Braedan Pafford; two aunts: Mary Jeton and Katharine Weldon; his best friend- his dog Lucee; and many cousins and extended family. A funeral service for Clifford will be held on Saturday December 4 at 11:00am in the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation will be held prior from 9:30am to 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Clifford to: The Dublin School, 18 Lehmann Way, Dublin, NH 03444

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December 4, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
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