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Laurie Zwicker
August 11, 1926 - November 22, 2011
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<div itemprop="description"> <p> Zwicker, Clifton &ldquo;Laurie&rdquo; of Tangier (Ocean View Manor, Eastern Passage) died peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday November 22, 2011 at the Dartmouth General Hospital from pneumonia.&nbsp;He was the son of the late Linton and Martha (Mason) Zwicker.&nbsp; He is survived by his wife, Sadie (Cooper): his children, Linda (John), Lawrencetown; Carolyn (Eddie) Eastern Passage; Joann, Dartmouth; Kevin (Joanne) Woodside; Kirk and Rene (Dartmouth), 13 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. His sisters; Olga (Hawes) Dartmouth; Ann Lynn (Butler) Kentville; Dawn (Marrs) Richmond, BC; and his brother Maurice (Murphy&rsquo;s Cove) and many nieces and nephews.&nbsp; Laurie was pre-deceased by his sons Myles and Darell brother Floyd and&nbsp; Keith sister Georgina (Dent) and Roberta.&nbsp; He was born in Halifax but at an early age moved to Tangier where he later retired with his wife of 64 years.&nbsp; As a young boy he went to Findlay School in Dartmouth, roller skating on the sidewalks with his young friends, he played baseball on the school team until they moved to Tangier.&nbsp; He married his childhood sweetheart Sadie and moved to Woodside where he raised his family and worked for the school board until his retirement.&nbsp; After his stroke in 2009, he resided in Ocean View Manor.&nbsp; Over the years he drove 18 wheelers from Canada to the U.S. worked for a short time with Superior Propane and Irving Oil while driving for Blue Bell Taxi of Dartmouth.&nbsp; He retired from the City of Dartmouth as Caretaker for Prince Arthur Junior High and Later Ellenvale Junior High School in 1980.&nbsp; During his retirement years in Tangier, he loved his garden on the hill and watching old rerun westerns on T.V. The family would like to express our deep appreciation for the wonderful caregivers of Ocean View manor.&nbsp; In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ocean View Manor Society, PO Box 130 Eastern Passage, or Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Tangier, Nova Scotia.&nbsp; Cremation has taken place.&nbsp; Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Atlantic Funeral Home 771 Main Street, Dartmouth.&nbsp; A memorial Serive will be held in the funeral home chapel at 12 pm on Saturday, November 26.&nbsp; Burial will follow at a later date at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Tangier. </p> </div>