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Lawrence (Larry) Uwins


Petty Officer 1st class, Steward, RCN / C.A.F.


Born: 12 Jul 1935, Quebec, Quebec


Died: 20 Mar 2016, Halifax, Nova Scotia


UWINS, Lawrence (Larry) - age 80 ,of Halifax, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2016, in the Geriatrics Ward, Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, QEII. Larry was born in Quebec City and raised in Montreal by his late parents, Frank and Mildred (Wark). He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in March of 1953 and retired as a PISW in 1986. Larry is survived by his darling wife, Olga (Chaban); daughter, Jennifer (Basil Broders); son, Timothy; granddaughter, Mystique Uwins and grandsons, Luke and Jake Broders; as well as his brothers and sister-inlaw, Walter Chaban, Orest and Carolyn Chaban and their families. He was predeceased by his brother, William and sister, Mildred (Willis). Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 27 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in Cruikshank’s Funeral Home, 2666 Windsor St., Halifax (423-7295) with memorial service taking place on Monday, March 28, also from Cruikshank’s Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with Rev. Bruce Murray officiating. A reception will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lung Association Nova Scotia or The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada.


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Article on potential team members for Canada in the British Empire Games from the RCN.  Larry Uwins (underlined in red) is mentioned in the article.


Source: The CROWSNEST, June 1954, Vol 6, No. 8, Page 23


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