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Clara Slade

Passed away January 15th, 2018 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 82 years. Clara Slade was born on May 19, 1935 to William and Emma Patey of Pateyville. Clara grew up in Pateyville and later she began to work. She
Passed away January 15th, 2018 at Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital in St. Anthony at the age of 82 years. Clara Slade was born on May 19, 1935 to William and Emma Patey of Pateyville. Clara grew up in Pateyville and later she began to work. She worked at a number of jobs beginning as the assistant cook at the Grenfell House. On October 3, 1961 she married Frank Slade in Happy Valley, and they recently celebrated 57 years of marriage. During those years she worked with Frank fishing as well as on the dock which Frank managed. Clara was a pleasant woman with a variety of interests. She was a member of the UCW, as well as a member of the Legion for more than 29 years. She loved her gardens and flowers as well as her cats. In younger years she accompanied Frank fishing, hunting and travelling. She enjoyed singing and card games as well as being with people. In the last few years she had a number of health problems which limited her activities, but which did not affect her smile. Clara passed peacefully away on January 15th. She is survived by her husband Frank; brothers Louden (Druscilla), Hedley (Marina), Ron (Pam), and Ralph (Sally), and sister Victoria. She is also survived by her brothers-in-law Cyril (Ellen), Eric, and Norman (Dorothy) and sisters-in-law Jessie (Bruce), Maude (Jim), Mary Slade and Joyce (Ron); niece Phyllis (Neil) and nephew Jeffrey (Jeanette) and care giver Mary Patey as well as many other family members and friends. Visitation was held at Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home in St. Anthony until the funeral which took place on Friday, January 18th, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Anthony United Church with Rev. John officiating. Interment followed in the Fishing Point United Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre's Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.

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