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Charles Robertson Clark


Died: 1979, Truro, Nova Scotia


CLARK, Charles Robertson - 85, of Tatamagouche, died Tuesday in Colchester Hospital. Born in Tatamagouche, he was a son of the late Alexander and Mary Jane (Johnson) Clark. He served on the HMCS Niobe during the First World War, and was wounded in the Halifax Explosion. He was a carpenter by trade and worked in the Boston and Philadelphia areas for several years before moving back to Tatamagouche to take over the family farm. He was a member of Sharon United Church and a charter member of the Tatamagouche branch, Royal Canadian Legion. Surviving are his wife, the former Dorothy Braine, of Annapolis Royal; a daughter, Laurel (Mrs. Russell Swansburg), Moss Point, Miss.; a son, David, Truro; three sisters, Anne (Mrs. William Ward), Fran (Mrs. Fenton Weatherbie), both of Tatamagouche; Jane (Mrs. Roy Colins), Malden, Mass.; five grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. He was predeceased by two sisters, Kate and Laura. The body is at Coulter's Funeral Home, Tatamagouche. Funeral service Thursday at 2 p.m. from Sharon United Church, Rev. Morley Bentley officiating. Burial will be in Lockerby cemetery. Donations may be made to Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche.


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