Melvin Lake

Melvin Lake

1923 - 2013

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Lake, Melvin Frederick "Mel"-89, East Walton, passed away suddenly on January 17, 2013 in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in East Walton on October 23, 1923, he was a son of the late Philip and Myrtle (White) Lake. Mel was a veteran of the Second World War serving overseas. He was a member and trustee of the Tenecape United Church, a member of the Walton Shore Volunteer Fire Department for 21 years and a member of the East Walton Community Club for over 40 years. He worked for Dresser Minerals as an electrician for many years and retired from the Corp of Commissionaires . Mel always enjoyed a good game of cards and cribbage and rarely missed a minasville jam session. He is survived by his wife of 67 years the former Margaret (Newlands), daughters Sandra (Ed), Janice, sons Roderick (Joy) and Robert (Deborah), greatly missed by his 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren also survived by his sister Marjorie (Eugene) Wood and brother Dennis (Jean) and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents Mel was predeceased by his brothers Sam, Chester, Basil, Marston and sisters Marlene, Phyllis and Evelyn. Visitation will be held Sunday January 20, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. and funeral service Monday January 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. both in the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 215, Summerville, Rev. Alex Mosher officating with burial in the Tenecape Cemetery, Tenecape. No flowers by request, donations would be greatly appreciated to the Tenecape United Church General Fund c/o Mrs. Mable Patterson, Hwy 215 RR#1 Walton, BON 2RO. Or the Hants Shore Health Clinic. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J. Wilson Allen Funeral Home, Hwy 215, Summerville, ph. 1-902-633-2431 or please visit our web site at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book or send private condolences
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