Wallace Wesley "Nick" Clare

    • Wallace Wesley "Nick" Clare
    • RCE Badge circa 1937-52

    We regret to advise that Wallace Wesley (Nick) Clare of Victoria Mines, NS, passed away 6 August 2008 at the age of 95 in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

    Born in Sackville, NB, Nick moved to Sydney at an early age. He resided in Victoria Mines since 1947. Nick worked in the roll shop department of the former Sydney Steel Corp, retiring at age 58 and enjoyed many years of his retirement. Nick was a veteran of the Second World War and served overseas for over four years with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He served in England, France, Belgium and Holland. He was a proud member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128, Whitney Pier.

    In accordance with his request, there will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place 2 p.m., Sunday, 10 August in the chapel of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave., New Waterford, N.S., 862-7500. Private family burial to follow at Forest Haven Memorial Gardens. Members of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 128, Whitney Pier are asked to assemble at 1:30 p.m. In the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Veteran's Comfort Fund, Palliative Care or SPCA.