Jun 28, 1916 - Jun 22, 2013
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Clifford Lloyd George Love died peacefully on June 22, 2013, in the company of his loving daughter Sue, in the palliative ward at Lions Gate Hospital after a brief period of ill health. He was born on June 28, 1916 in Medicine Hat Alberta. He was pre-deceased by brothers Max and Stan and his wife of 69 years, Irene. Lloyd is survived by daughters Sue and Linda, grandsons Jay (Grace) and Rob (Meghan) and their children, Alayna, Bryce, Mylie and Kaiya and nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the Churchill House staff and residents where he and Irene spent several happy years.
Lloyd lived a long, happy and honourable life. He proudly served in the Canadian Army during World War II as a heavy-duty mechanic in forward positions in Europe and received medals after the war. Upon his return home to wife Irene and daughter Sue he re-joined Canadian National Railway as a yardman and coach carpenter. In character, he was proud of his profession and was known for his exceptional workmanship and attention to detail. His career at CN spanned 42 years.
Upon retirement Lloyd and Irene had a happy life, enjoying travelling to many destinations around the globe.
A gathering will be held to celebrate Lloyd's life at 2:00 pm on June 28th at Churchill House - 150 W 29th Street in North Vancouver.
Published in The North Shore News from June 26 to July 25, 2013