Clifford Slade, New Waterford

Obituary of Clifford Slade, New Waterford

It is with sadness that we, the family, announce the passing of Clifford Slade, 72, of New Waterford, at home on December 14, 2017.

Born on Florence, NS, he was the son of the late William and Wilhelmina (Sutton) Slade.

Clifford was employed with Devco Railway for 20 years.

Surviving are a daughter, Wanda (Darren) Legere, Port Hawkesbury; sons, Richard (Barbara), Oklahoma, Stephen and Arthur, both of Toronto; brothers, Albert, New Waterford, Clarence (Ann), River Ryan, and Donnie (Patsy) Sutton, Newfoundland; sister, Anna (Bill) Marsh, River Ryan; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Clifford was predeceased by two sisters, Mabel Jeanette and Arthina ‘Tina’ McGillivray.

There will be no visitation. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of V.J. McGillivray Funeral Home, 380 Smith St., New Waterford. A private family graveside service will be held in Union Grove Cemetery, Scotchtown, at a later date. Online expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at: