Spr Robert H. Balcom (Ret’d)

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    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper Robert H. Balcom (Ret’d) in the Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour, NS on 2 July 2003 at the age of 71.

    Robert was born in Port Dufferin, NS.  He joined the army as a member of the Royal Canadian Engineers and served in Korea with 59th Field Squadron and in Werl, Germany.  He left the Army in 1955 and worked in construction until his retirement.  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Courcellette Branch #58 in Sheet Harbour and a trustee of Brookside Hall for 18 years.

    Visitation will be 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 -9:00 PM on 4 July with a Legion service at 7:30 PM. and prayers at 8:00 PM, all in D.S. Crowell & Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main Street, Sheet Harbour.  A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM on 5 July in St. James Anglican Church, Port Dufferin, NS. Burial to follow in the church cemetery. Donations may be made to Port Dufferin Parish. On-line condolences may be sent to crowells@dunmac.com. [zpp]