Clifford C. Lacey

By Orleans Hub Posted 2 December 2021 at 11:19 am

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Clifford C. Lacey passed away Dec. 1, 2021 in Niagara Hospice House.  Born March 3, 1931 in Middleport he was the son of Howard and Genevieve (Rumble) Lacey.

Clifford served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954 and worked for E & M in Middleport for 28 years as a machinist and 21 years as a skilled tradesman for Harrison Radiator.  He also was a knife enthusiast making and selling custom-made knives.  Clifford also sold his knives all over the U.S.  He was also a member of the Randall Knife Club, the Knife Makers Guild, and Usual Suspects Network Case Collector’s Club and was a life member of the American Legion and VFW.

Clifford is survived by his wife of 30 years, Lucinda (Smith) Lacey; daughters: Cheryl (James Pinckney) Hoffman and Karen Carlton; grandchildren: Jill, Kurt, Nicole, and Melissa; six great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his siblings: Howard and Betty Lacey; and granddaughter, Jennifer Lacey.

Relatives and friends may call Sat., Dec. 4 from 1-3 p.m.  In lieu of flowers donations to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094 would be appreciated.  Visit