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Clarence Edward Blair Bennett

Passed 07/07/2021

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Obituary For Clarence Edward Blair Bennett

Blair was born in 1948 in Rawdon Gold Mines and was raised in Halifax Nova Scotia.  On July 7 2021 at the age of 73 passed away peacefully at the Victoria General Hospital in Halifax, NS. He spent 30+ years working as a professional Wool finisher at Wendy’s Reliable Dry Cleaners. He spent 20+ years’ working at the NSHA in Linen as well as Food & Nutrition services. Along with his time at NSHA he was a Shop Steward and union Local Vice President with the NSGEU. In 1995 he obtained his High School Diploma from NSCC.  He was predeceased by his Mother Laura Bennett, Father Earl Bennett and Brother Joseph Bennett.  He is Survived by his Wife of 47 Years Priscilla Bennett (Graves), His Son Scott Bennett, His Daughter Michelle Jacklyn, His Grandson Darren Jacklyn and as well as his Great Granddaughter Faith Jacklyn. He’s survived by His Brothers David Bennett (Marion), Gary Bennett (Nancy), Norman Bennett (Shelly), Steve Bennett, John Bennett (Angela) and Sister Donna Bennett. He was also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.   His favourite pastime was watching old Westerns especially John Wayne movies. He loved Boxing, Baseball, Hockey and Football. As well he bowled in various leagues for over 40+ years.  We would also like to extend a thank you to Victoria General Hospitals units 3A and 3B for their staff and the amazing care he received from them.  Donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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  • 07/18/2021

    Sorry to hear of Blair's passing . He was a great neighbor . I always enjoyed our chats when he woould bring Maggie across the street to visit

  • 07/14/2021

    To Donna (Nelson) and the Bennett family !!....Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your dear brother Blair. May the love and mercy of our Lord bestowed upon your family during this unfortunate time...May he rest in eternal peace!!,,,God bless. Melissa, Brenda, Kenny, Marvin, Wayne and Brian (The Drummond Family)

  • 07/14/2021

    I have such fond memories of Blair he always made me laugh and his spaghetti nights were the bomb!

  • 07/14/2021

    Dear Priscilla & family; I am so sorry to hear of your Husband's passing away. My deepest sympathy & condolences go out to you & your family during this difficult time. Priscilla may you find strength over time; as you & your family share your memories/stories of your loved one. Cherish those moments with each other. Priscilla you are in my thoughts & prayers; take care my friend & co-worker of many years ~ Ann Meisner

  • 07/14/2021

    I used to work with Blair he was always so friendly with a smile and a say. He will be missed.

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