Obituary of Victor Greek
Victor St Clair Greek Born in Blue Rocks, Lunenburg Co., on August 25, 1919 and died peacefully at home with his family in Pleasantville on February 17, 2005. He was the son of the late Aubrey and Clydie (Knickle) Greek. Surviving are his wife Audrey (Beck); sons, Richard (Brenda), Petite Riviere; Randy (Helen), Baker Settlement; Kathy (John) Gow, Pleasantville; 6 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren. Surviving also are his sister, Sylvia (Harry) Gray and brother, Harry (Daisy) Greek; nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his mother and father; brother, Perry; sisters Lillian Christianson; Elaine Hermon, Gloria Hart and Virginia Zwicker. Victor started his career in the meat business at the age of 11 years when he worked part-time in his uncle’s meat shop in Lunenburg. After getting married and moving to Halifax he joined the Armed Forces. When he opened his own shop in Dutch Village Road he continued to make pudding and sausage. Later, he moved to Bridgewater with his wife and family and manufactured in his own plant while he was employed at South End Grocery. In 1970 he moved his business to its present location at 280 St. Phillips Street, where it is still in operation having been taken over by his sons in 1991. He was a very successful and a well respected businessman. He was a veteran of the Second World War having joined the Army in 1939. He had a passion for planes and flying. He was a member of the Liverpool Flying Club and owner of several small aircraft. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, branch. 24, Bridgewater. He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. He had a great sense of humor, was very generous and had a wonderful attitude about life. Visitation will be 4 – 8 p.m. on Sunday, in Sweeny’s Funeral Home, York Street, Bridgewater, with funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, February 21 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Alexandra Ave., Bridgewater. Rev. Ron Appleton officiating. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia or charity of choice. On line condolences may be made at www.sweenysfuneralhome.com.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Victor
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Sweeny's Funeral Home Ltd.