CWO Lawrence Allister Manuel, CD (Ret’d)

    • CWO Lawrence Allister Manuel, CD (Ret’d)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Chief Warrant Officer Lawrence Allister Manuel, CD (Ret’d) of Clearland NS, peacefully at home on 7 May 2019.

    Born in 1941 in Queensland, Halifax County, NS, Larry left home to have a successful 30- year career with the Canadian Armed Forces - making countless and lasting friendships with each posting. He started his service with the Royal Canadian Air Force as an Air Defence Technician but then remustered to Plumber Gas Fitter and joined the Canadian Military Engineers.

    Larry’s postings included Canadian Forces Base (CFB) St Jean QC , Canadian Forces Station (CFS)  Clinton ON,  CFB Esquimalt BC,  CFB North Bay ON, CFS Bermuda, CFB Downsview ON,  CFB Penhold AB, CFB Chilliwack BC, and Gagetown NB. In addition, he had deployments to the United Nations Emergency Force (tUNEF II) in Ismailia Egypt at the UN Headquarters in 1978 and he served in CFS Alert, NU.  Larry progressed through the trade and ranks to become a Chief Warrant Officer Construction Maintenance Technician before retiring in Camp Gagetown, NB. After retirement from the Canadian Forces Larry went to work as a property manager for the race tracks and casinos in Windsor ON.

    As a member of the Mahone Bay Legion, many knew him lovingly as “The Bacon Man”. Larry was the most honest golfer on the face of the earth and would want us all to “Play It Where It Lies”.

    Cremation has taken place and there will be a Celebration of Life for family and friends at a future date. Online condolences can be sent to the Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Molly Appeal or charity of your choice.

    The Molly Appeal/ Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation 
    1-A1 Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building 5850 College Street, 
    PO 15000 Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 
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