Obit: YORKE, Clayton T.

Clayton T. Yorke
1924 - 2015

Yorke, Clayton T. ­ 90, of Halifax, and formerly of Wharton, Cumberland
County passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the VG Site, QEII,
Halifax surrounded by his loving family. Born in Wharton, he was a son of
the late Harry and Gertrude (Yorke) Yorke. Clayton worked with Maritime Tel
and Tel for 37 years, retiring in 1981. He was an avid gardener, enjoyed
camping, fishing, bowling and helping with church suppers. He was a life
member of St. Paul¹s United Church, Spryfield. He is survived by his wife,
Christena ³Chrissie² (Manuge) Yorke; a daughter, Susan ³Sue² (Les) Moulton,
Halifax; sisters, Helen Terfry, Diligent River; Madeline Terfry, Parrsboro;
several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Marion, Doris;
brothers, Basil, Hilton, Lorway. Visitation noon until 2 p.m. on Thursday
[January 29, 2015] at Smith¹s Funeral Home, Parrsboro, where funeral service
will follow at 2 pm, Keith Selwyn-Smith, DLM officiating. Burial in the
Parrsboro United Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul¹s
United Church.

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[Collected by DAW, 25 Jan 2015]