Clare was born June 8, 1925 in New Westminster. Passed away in Quesnel on October 19, 2013.
Predeceased by his son Wayne, sisters; Emily, Madilene, Annie and brother David.
Survived by his wife Eleanor, son Jay, daughter Donna, grandchildren; Michael, Colin, Shawn, Jodi, Danielle, great grandchildren; Hailey, Owen, brothers Jim, John, Harry, sisters; June Grinde and Rosie Buff.
He was raised in Pitt Meadow on the family dairy farm which is still in the family. Clare served in World War II, Saska Light Infantry. Then in business 1948-1958, Atom Delivery in Vancouver. He moved to Quesnel 1958 and bought a farm on Johnson Road, Dragon Lake area. Worked for West Fraser Mills for 23½ years, retiring in 1988.
He will be deeply missed by all family and friends.
Funeral Service will be held at Clayton Funeral Home Friday, October 25th at 2 pm.
Reception to follow at Masonic hall at 3:30 pm
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society.