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Norman Clark

December 8, 1923 - February 4, 2013


On Monday February 4, 2013, Mr. Norman Simpson Clark of Penticton died at the Haven Hill Retirement Centre at the age of 89 years, surrounded by his wife and children.

He was predeceased by his father Richard; mother Cora; brothers Jim, Alan and George; sisters Bessie Dyer and Ella Worley and parents-in-law William and Sarah Duncan.

Norman will be fondly remembered by his loving wife of 61 years, Lois; children Dale (Laurienne Ring) and Trudy (Doug) Thomson; grandchildren Dan (Melissa Calder) Clark, Sarah (Nicole) Clark-Morgan, Alex (Tianna) Thomson, Neil Thomson and Sydney Thomson as well as numerous well loved nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and several great-grandnieces and nephews.

Over the years, he worked as a long time manager of Crescent Furniture in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, a farmer, a hospital orderly, worked in a planer mill, and as a farm implement salesman.  Upon retirement he drove school bus and became a full time house -husband.  Norman also proudly served in the RCAF during WWII as an air frame mechanic.

Norman and Lois loved to travel and spent 21 years wintering in Arizona plus made trips to places such as Hawaii, Mexico, Holland, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Greece, and all provinces in Canada.

He served on the Oliver United Church Board, was chairman of the board at Minto United Church, and was involved in Minto AOTS for many years.

Norm was an active sportsman all his life.  He played hockey and baseball as a young man, bowled, curled, golfed, and was playing bocci just last summer.  He was a fabulous dancer with his favourite dance partner, Lois.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. at the Oasis United Church, 2964 Skaha Lake Road, Penticton.  

Donations are gratefully accepted for the Desert Valley Hospice Society, PO Box 1261, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0.

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Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.



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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Marnie and Wayne Ralph
Relation: neighbor, work

Lois: Our sympathy to you and family. We remember the good times on James Street.

From: Jim MacNaughton
Relation: former Minister and friend

Dear Lois- a sad thing for me to read of Norm’s passing… what wonderful memories I have of the two of you and Norm’s great sense of humour. Love and prayers from our family to yours… Blessings even in this time… Jim

Relation: friend and neighbor in moose jaw

I always felt it was a honor to have Norm as my friend,I will miss our visits ,our cribbage games and our golf times. Lois and your family my love and prayers go out to you all during this difficult time

From: Darlene McKee
Relation: Friend of our father

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. The children of Doug McLaren

From: Lois Stewart
Relation: Long time freind

My sympathy to you Lois and your family at this sad time.

From: R . Earl Warner
Relation: Life long Friend

Norm and I were both born in 1923. It is with warm regards, and hearthfelt sympathy that I send my condolences to Lois and family in Norm’s memory .

Lois was instrumental in the establishment of the Desert Valley Hospice Society at the time of the passing of my dear wife Ruth Warner. It seems fitting that I also provide a donaton to the Desert Valley Hospice Society in memory of Norm. (to be forwarded under separate cover) Regards, Earl Warner

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
February 9, 2013
Beginning at 11:00am

Oasis United Church
2964 Skaha Lake Road
Penticton, BC Canada

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. at the Oasis United Church, 2964 Skaha Lake Road, Penticton.

2964 Skaha Lake Road
Penticton, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:

the Desert Valley Hospice Society,
PO Box 1261,
Oliver, BC
V0H 1T0

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