Obituary of Wilfred Totten
Wilfred Paul Totten, 82 of Mohawk, New York went to be with the Lord peacefully on Sunday, January 21, 2018 with his loving family by his side to support and comfort him. Paul was born on August 23, 1935 the son of Wilfred and Anna (Stewart) Totten. He was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Jefferson, NY and Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica majoring in electronics. He was united in marriage on May 13, 1977 to Eileen Ludwig in Richfield Springs, NY.
Paul was later employed as an electronics technician with Univac in Utica and a Quality Control Engineer with PAR Technology in New Hartford and Barrett's Quality Electric in Florida, retiring in 1998.
Paul is survived by his beloved wife, Eileen Totten; his children, Paul Totten and his wife, Amy, from Mohawk, NY; Mary Townsend and her husband, Paul, from Ilion, NY; Dorr Totten, from Venice, FL; Paula Darby and her husband, Joe, from West Exeter, NY; Rachel Rappleyea and her husband, Carl from Windham, NY; Kim Dybalski and her husband, Tom from Venice, FL; Eric Gravelding and his wife, Paula from Ilion, NY; a sister, Mabel Faoro, from Prattsville, NY; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and special family members, Lester Brown, his in laws Darleen and Steve Paul of Dolgeville, NY and Ray Ludwig of Auburn, NY. As well as special friend Jan Benson of Worcester, NY. He was predeceased by his beloved daughters, Margaret Butler in 2010, Kimberly Totten in 1961; and his brother Stewart Totten in 1934.
Special thanks to Dr. Razia's office, MOVAC, and Hospice staff.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00PM on Saturday January 27th, 2018 at the Whiter-Hendrix Home, Inc., 100 Otsego Street, Ilion, New York with his brother in law Ray Ludwig officiating. Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers please consider Hospice Care Inc of New Hartford, NY.
Online condolences may be left by visiting www.whiter-hendrix.com.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport our family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home, in the early 1900's.
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