Spr Clarence Fisher Archibald (Ret'd)

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    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Clarence Fisher Archibald (Ret’d), peacefully, in St. Mary's Memorial Hospital, Sherbrooke, NS on 8 January 2005 at the age of 87 years.

    Clarence was born in Denver, Guysborough County, NS.  He was a veteran of the Second World War who served with 1st Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers in Canada, England, North Africa, Italy and Holland.  He was a lifelong resident of Denver, where he was a sawyer and manager of the family business, F. Archibald and Sons, until his retirement at the age of 75 years. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #56 Sherbrooke. 

    Clarence was an active member of many organisations in his hometown. First, the Glenelg Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder for the last 59 years of his life and as clerk of session for 30 years (1953-1983). He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF)  Sunlight Rebekah Lodge 118, Radium  Lodge 137 and Jewel Lodge 42 in Antigonish, NS. He was on the board of St. Mary's Memorial Hospital from 1949-1984 and a member of the St. Mary's Male Choir for the over 20 years. He was a member of Evergreen Cemetery Committee and a past member of the Nova Scotia Forest Products Association.

    Visitation will be from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 PM on 11 January in the Glenelg Presbyterian Church, Aspen, Guysborough County with the funeral service at 2:00 PM 12 January in Kirk Memorial United Church, Aspen, Guysborough County. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Aspen. Donations may be made to Evergreen Cemetery, Glenelg Presbyterian Church, Canadian Red Cross or a charity of one’s choice. {gdMar2017dc} [zpp]