Calvin Hight

Obituary of Calvin W. Hight

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Jordanville Calvin W. Hight, 81 of Mohawk, passed away on Saturday July 18, 2020 at home, with his loving family by his side. Calvin was born on April 30, 1939 in Schuyler, he was the son of the late Henry O. and Sarah E. (Robbins) Hight. He was a graduate of Frankfort-Schuyler school and worked at Remington Arms as a pipe fitter until his retirement several years ago. On September 21, 1957 he married the former Patricia VanAlstine in Frankfort, she passed away in 1986. Over the years Cal was involved in the Ilion Masonic Temple Bowling League, the Schuyler Vol. Fire Dept he was a hunter safety instructor who enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and gardening. He also loved going to the Remington Arms Picnic's at Caroga Lake. Cal is survived by six sons; Calvin II and his wife Michelle of Schuyler, Charles and his wife Barbara of Frankfort, Robert and his wife Susan of Ilion, Matthew of Ilion, Leland of Oriskany and Henry and his wife Theodora of Oneonta, three daughters Patricia and her husband Michael Gushue of Jordanville, Mildred and her husband Carl Wilcox of Cedarville and Susan Bronson and Larry of Richfield Springs; a brother Leland of SC; a special son in law Ed Bronson and daughter in laws Melissa Hight. His special friend Gladys Slentz. His best friend Lynn Bunce as well as several other good friends and hunting buddies. 21 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He is predeceased by his brothers and sister in laws Fred and Mary and Mervyn and Nellie and a sister Mildred Korba and two infant brothers Charles and Floyd. A funeral service for Cal will be private, due to COVID restrictions at the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc. 100 Otsego St. Ilion. Friend may call on Wednesday July 22 from 4 pm until 7 pm. For those unable to attend Cal’s service will be available at 7 pm on Wednesday, live through the Whiter-Hendrix Facebook page. Interment will be held on Thursday July 23 at 11 am in the West Schuyler Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Hight family 436 Kingdom Rd. Mohawk, NY 13407 in Cal's memory. To leave an online condolence please go to In keeping with state requirements anyone entering the funeral home must wear face a covering

Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home Inc.
100 Otsego St.
Ilion, New York, United States

Graveside Service

11:00 am
Thursday, July 23, 2020
West Schuyler Cemetery
Tn. Schuyler
Utica, New York, United States
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