MOULAND, Clarence Roy
Clarence Roy Mouland (Roy)
Roy died Wednesday June 6, 2012 at the age of 86,in the Kelowna Hospice
Centre after a lengthy battle with cancer. He leaves behind a loving daughter, Carol Mouland(Chuck),granddaughter Natasha Merrick (Kevin)and great-grandchildren Brooklynne Clark, Emily Merrick and Sean Merrick as well as many loving relatives and close friends. Roy was born April 1, 1926 in Bonavista, NL to Silas and Beatrice (Skiffi ngton)Mouland. He was the youngest of the three sons. In his early years, Roy fi shed the waters around Newfoundland and Labrador.He enlisted in the Newfoundland Regiment during WWII. Roy had a great love of exploring and he immigrated to Canada from Newfoundland in 1947. His adventurous nature led him to Prince Rupert
BC where he worked as a commercial fi shermanand a local business man. Roy fi shed the Bering Sea where he encountered many dangers. He also lived in Brooks, AB, Vernon, BC, Kelowna, BC and Westbank, BC. Roy was predeceased by his wife Ella Mouland (Zittlau), wife Daphne Mouland (Harris), brother
Yetman Mouland (Virture), and brother Peter Mouland (Linda Mae). Roy was known for his love of life, his mischievous sense of humour, and for his passion for music. Selftaught he played the squeeze box and spoons. His
musical abilities were in great demand and he was often referred to as the “Spoonman.” Roy enjoyed fishing, cribbage, lawn bowling, golfi ng and pool. He had the special ability to tie knots, his favourite knots
being the Tom Fool’s knot and the Reef knot. Roy has touched many is his long life and he will continue to be remembered, cherished and loved.