Obit­u­ar­ies

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- Passed peace­fully away at the Car­bon­ear Long Term Care Fa­cil­ity on Mon­day, Novem­ber 21, 2016, Ple­man Clarke of Vic­to­ria, age 91 years. Pre­de­ceased by wife: Vi­o­let; daugh­ters: Gla­dys, Ella, and in­fant daugh­ter; son: Bri­dle; par­ents: Au­gus­tus and Laura; sons-in­law: Don Barker and Gor­don Reese; seven brothers and six sis­ters. Left to mourn, seven daugh­ters and two sons: Joyce ( El­lis) An­tle, Vic­to­ria, Mar­garet ( Fred) Martin, Vic­to­ria, Louella Barker, Ed­mon­ton, AB, Ros­alind Reese, Toronto, ON, Peggy (Roger Ben­nett), Ed­mon­ton, AB, Judy (Tony) Clarke, Vic­to­ria, Ran­dell Clarke (Michelle), Vic­to­ria, Pamela (Roger) Durn­ford, Grand Prairie, AB, and Ben­jamin (Kathy) Clarke, Red Wa­ter, AB; twenty-four grand­chil­dren; a num­ber of great- grand­chil­dren and great­great-grand­chil­dren; two brothers: Don (Gla­dys) Clarke, St. John’s and Bert Clarke (Olga), Long Pond, Manuels; also a large num­ber of other rel­a­tives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Fu­neral Home, Wa­ter Street, Car­bon­ear. Rev. Karen Thorne con­ducted the Fu­neral ser­vice on Thursday, Novem­ber 24 at the United Church and Ceme­tery, Vic­to­ria. Dona­tions in his mem­ory may be made to a char­ity of one’s choice. Please visit noels­fu­ner­al­home.com to sign the memo­rial guest book.

CLARKE, Ple­man

- Passed peace­fully away at the Car­bon­ear Gen­eral Hospi­tal on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 16, 2016, Roy Clarke of Vic­to­ria, age 87 years. Pre­de­ceased by first wife: Myr­tle; par­ents: Ed­ward and Lily; grand­son: Steven Pike; brothers: Al­bert, Ray­mond, Wil­fred, Per­ci­val, Ivan, Maxwell, and Llewe­lyn; sis­ters-in-law: Cyn­thia and Florence. Left to mourn, wife: Ida; four daugh­ters: Mary (David) Butt, Salmon Cove, Ar­lene (Wayne) Slade, Car­bon­ear, Carla Clarke (Der­rick Nose­wor­thy), Bris­tol’s Hope, and Pamela (Rod­ney) Bran­ton, Hal­i­fax, NS; five grand­chil­dren: Ceanne, Court­ney, Char­lene, Jared, and Adam; five great-grand­chil­dren: Bran­don, Emily, Caden, Kacey, and Parker; four brothers: Les­lie (Lor­raine), Ju­nior (Bar­bara), Bruce (Ar­lene), and Lloyd (Lois); three sis­ters: Jessie Clarke, Erma (Clif­ford) Pen­ney, and So­phie Wheeler; sis­terin-law: Florence; also a large num­ber of other rel­a­tives and friends. Rested at Noel’s Fu­neral Home, Wa­ter Street, Car­bon­ear. Pas­tor Dar­ren Nor­man con­ducted the Fu­neral Ser­vice on Mon­day, Novem­ber 21 at Bethel Pen­te­costal Church, Vic­to­ria. In­urn­ment was in Bethel Pen­te­costal Ceme­tery, Vic­to­ria. Dona­tions in his mem­ory may be made to the Alzheimer So­ci­ety of NL, 107-835 Top­sail Road, Mt. Pearl, NL, A1N 3J6 or to do­nate on­line, alzheimer.ca/en/nl. Please visit noels­fu­ner­al­home.com to sign the memo­rial guest book.

CLARKE, Roy

A de­te­ri­o­rat­ing spill­way will soon be re­placed with a dam in Har­bour Grace.

News of the work, which three levels of gov­ern­ment will pay for, was an­nounced Mon­day night dur­ing an event to of­fi­cially open the new sta­dium. The to­tal es­ti­mated cost is $457,084.

The new dam at Ban­ner­man Lake will im­prove the reg­u­la­tion of wa­ter flow into the town’s wa­ter sys­tem, ac­cord­ing to a news re­lease. Avalon MP Ken McDon­ald and pro­vin­cial Mu­nic­i­pal Af­fairs Min­is­ter Ed­die Joyce were present for Mon­day’s an­nounce­ment.

“I’m very pleased to see this new fund­ing pro­gram at work in the Town of Har- bour Grace, sup­port­ing clean wa­ter and waste wa­ter projects that will con­trib­ute to the long-term health and pros­per­ity of res­i­dents for gen­er­a­tions to come,” McDon­ald said in the re­lease.

“This project fund­ing for up­grades to the dam and spill­way in Har­bour Grace main­tain key com­mu­nity in­fra­struc­ture, and will en­sure res­i­dents in Har­bour Grace en­joy a high stan­dard of wa­ter qual­ity for years to come,” said Joyce.

The fed­eral gov­ern­ment’s con­tri­bu­tion to the project is $228,542 through the Clean Wa­ter and Waste­water Fund, with the prov­ince in for $137,125. The Town of Har­bour Grace will cover $91,417.

NI­CHOLAS MERCER/TC ME­DIA

Ken McDon­ald, cen­tre, joined lo­cal MHA Pam Parsons and Mayor Terry Barnes in Har­bour Grace Mon­day night for the of­fi­cial open­ing of the new Dan Cleary Com­mu­nity Cen­tre and to an­nounce gov­ern­ment fund­ing to re­place a lo­cal spill­way.

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