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Clare "Junior" Duane Harrington

September 20, 1927 ~ October 29, 2019 (age 92)


HARRINGTON, Clare D. "Junior"
Allegan, MI

Junior passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. He was born on September 20, 1927 in Kalamazoo, MI a son of Clare and Lucille (Ritter) Harington and grew up in Watervliet. Junior served in the us Navy during WWII. He was proud of his time as a reserve deputy with the Kalamazoo County Sherriff and Kalamazoo Township Police Departments. Junior worked for Durametallic Corporation in Kalamazoo for over 20 years. Being a member of Plainwell Church of Christ was important to him and was a big part of his life. In his free time, Junior enjoyed fishing, camping and working on old cars. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Melford Harrington and a sister-in-law, Jean Harrington. Junior is survived by a son, Mike (Kathy Whitney) Harrington, grandson, Shane Harrington and a brother, Ken Harrington. Visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, November 2nd at Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, 622 S Burdick St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. A committal service will be held 1 p.m. on Monday, November 4th in the chapel of Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park, South, 3941 S. Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49001. In lieu of flowers please consider a gift to the Plainwell Church of Christ. To view Junior's personalized web page, please visit

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November 2, 2019

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services, Memorial Chapel
622 S Burdick St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Committal Service
November 4, 2019

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park
3941 S. Westnedge Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49001


Plainwell Church of Christ
911 James Street, Plainwell MI 49080
Tel: 2696855485

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