CLARKE, Merle V. obit

CLARKE, Merle V. - 79, New Salem, Cumberland Co.,
died Wednesday, August 25, 1999, in Colchester Regional
Hospital, Truro. Born in New Salem, he was a son of the
late Charles and Susan (Lunn) Clarke. He worked in the
forestry and trucking industries for many years. He was a
past member of the local school and hospital boards.
He was an active member of his community. He is survived
by daughters, Dianne Fillmore and her husband Arden,
Elmsdale; Linda McLellan and her husband Harold, Beaver
Bank; Janet Corbin, Langley, B.C.; son, Chris and his wife
Anna Marie, Parrsboro; sister, Marina Henley, Brampton,
Ont.; brothers, Arnold, New Salem; Edgar, Advocate;
seven grandchildren; one great-grandson. He was
predeceased by his wife, the former Clara Spicer;
brothers, Aldon, Raymond. Visitation 7-9 p.m. today
in Advocate United Church, where funeral will be held
2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Dan Gunn officiating. Burial in
Advocate Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made
to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Smith's
Funeral Home, Parrsboro.

The Halifax Herald Limited - Friday, August 27, 1999