May 9, 1935 – November 16, 2015
Clarence passed away in the Saanich Peninsula Hospital at the age of 80.
He is survived by his; children – David, Kathy, Wayne, Dan and Bill; partner – Claudette; siblings – Eileen and Larry; many grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; extended family.
He was born in Edam, Saskatchewan, moved with his family to Port Alberni, BC, in 1941, married Shirley Jones in 1955 and in 1963 moved with his wife and children to Squamish, BC. In the early 70’s, Clarence moved to Sooke, BC, and lived there for about 30 years before moving to Sidney, BC.
Clarence enjoyed his chosen career in logging,
a good meal, a good whiskey, a good laugh and gold; gold panning, mining, tv programs about gold…. He will be greatly missed.
Clarence was pre-deceased by his parents, Allan and Annie Mannix, and his brothers, Arthur and Henry Mannix.
The family would like to thank the staff at Saanich Peninsula Palliative Care Unit, the Royal Jubilee Hospital and Beacon Home Care.
A celebration of his life will be held on December 11, 2015 in Parksville, BC, at the Sunrise Ridge Resort from 2 – 7 pm.