Spr Charles Justin “Charlie” Jolley (Ret’d)

    RCE Badge circa 1937 - 1952We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Charles Justin “Charlie” Jolley (Ret’d) at home in Glace Bay, NS on 28 August 2013 at the age of 88 years.

    Charlie was born and raised in Glace Bay. He was a veteran of the Second World War and served in 9th Field Squadron, Royal Canadian Engineers.  After demobilisation, he was employed as a mechanic with the Sydney & Louisbourg Railway and, later, the Devco Railway until his retirement.  Charlie was very interested in protecting the environment having been a member of several environmental groups throughout his life.  He was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, John Bernard Croak VC, Branch #3, in Glace Bay.

    Visitation will be held on 29 August from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM at the V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, Glace Bay.  A funeral mass will be celebrated 30 August at 11:00 AM at Holy Cross Church in Glace Bay with interment to follow in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens, Sydney.  {dcMay2017gd} [zsd, zpp]