Lane A. Clute

July 10, 1949November 7, 2018

Lane A. Clute, age 69, of Naples, New York passed away on Wednesday November 7, 2018. Lane was born in Naples, NY on July 10, 1949, the son of the late Angeline (Bartholomew) and James Clute.

Lane graduated from Naples High School Class of 1967. He earned his Associates Degree in agriculture from Morrisville College. He was a mechanic for Dansville Dodge and spent the remainder of working career as a farmer and NYS Maple Producer. He was a member of the NYS Maple Producers Association and the NYS Farm Bureau. Lane and his wife Kebby had a booth at the Windmill in Penn Yan for 20 years. He served on the Town of Italy Town Board, as well as, serving as the Town Supervisor. Lane was also the maintenance supervisor for Camp Koinonia for 25 years. His family wishes to extend a heart felt appreciation to the staff at the Trauma Center at Strong Memorial Hospital and the staff at the Homestead Nursing Facility in Penn Yan for the wonderful care Lane received.

Lane is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Kathleen (Kebby); child of thier hearts, Heather (JT) Wilkins, sister in law, Pamela Clute; The Bradley Boys, sister in laws, Mercelle B. (Keith) Jackson and Mary E. (Christopher) Harrold; brother in laws, Richard W. Burnham, Robert C. (Rose) Burnham and Michael Burnham; dear friends, Terry Clark, Dennie Hufmann, Dave Brott, and David Schiek; cousins, Dorothy Medley, Jay Clute, Terry Clute, KC Clute, Eric Clute, and Donald Bartholomew. In addition to his parents, Lane was predeceased by the paternal grandparents, maternal grandparents, brother, Dale J. Clute, and brother in law, James J. Burnham.

A memorial mass for Lane will be held Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Januarius Church, 180 N. Main St., Naples, NY 14512. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lane's memory may be made to Wilmot Cancer Center, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642 or St. Januarius Church, 180 N. Main St., Naples, NY 14512.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Clute family.


  • Wilmot Cancer Center
  • St. Januarius Church


  • Memorial Mass Friday, November 16, 2018

Lane A. Clute

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Linda & Jerry Haley

November 25, 2018

So many sweet memories to look back on. We miss the long chats and sharing all those laughs...and those bear photos!! We are so sorry for the heartbreak of this loss. Our prayers are for Lane, for you, and for the family. Lane was a blessing in both of our lives, as are you. Soothing thoughts and our love to you.

Linda & Jerry

Larry Burns

November 25, 2018

I am sorry to hear of Lane's passing. I fondly remember stopping by the booth at the Windmill for all those years. My son Sean would always ask us to buy some of your maple products for him at Christmas. My condolences to you and the family.

Don and Mary Anne Taylor

November 17, 2018

We offer our love and prayers to you and the whole family. Wonderful memories of Koinonia have been wandering around in my mind. Lane and you are such beautiful signs of Gods love in the world.
Our deepest sympathy to you.

Lauren Welch

November 15, 2018

Remembering the good times and thankful I had the chance to know Lane and work closely with him at The Windmill back during better times! Thinking of you Kathy and how much Lane loved and respected you! Forever in my fond memories!

Ron & Jane Towner

November 15, 2018

Remembering the good times we've had over the years. Sending our love and prayers.

Marvin And Valerie Tryon

November 14, 2018

Kebby, we are so sorry to hear about Lane's passing. Marvin and Val.

Daniel Condon

November 13, 2018

So sorry to hear of Lane's passing.
I first met him when I was at Koinonia back in the late 70's.
I always enjoyed working with him.
I was in Wolcott for Mass on Sunday and mentioned this loss and invited prayers.
Dan Condon

Pam Fingar

November 10, 2018


We are very sorry to hear of Lane's passing. We miss seeing the two of you at the Windmill.

We will always remember your bright and smiling faces and your delicious ice cream on those extremely hot days.

Our sincerest sympathy is with all of your family and friends,

Pam, Maria, Edie, and Shelly (The House of Leather )