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Barbara Mary Cecelia (Power) Clark


Barbara Mary Cecelia (Power) Clark Barbara Mary Cecelia (Power) Clark

Barbara Mary Cecelia "Barb" (Power) Clark

June 8, 1939 - June 7, 2022

Born in Halifax, she is the eldest daughter of late Kenneth Power and Eileen Hartlen. Barb could be seen often roller-skating down Gottingen Street in Halifax in her younger years and taking her siblings, Ken (Jan) and Linda (Danny) to the movie theater.

She passed peacefully with her endearing childhood sweetheart and husband, Bud, cherished daughter and caregiver, Kim and granddaughter, Katelyne by her side. Her love of music playing softly in the background.

A loving wife and dance partner of 64 years to Bud (Harold) Clark, they could always be spotted on the dance floor, jive being one of their favorites. Barb enjoyed singing and was a former member of the Valley Voices, known by her nickname Barbie Boa. Over the years she shared her joy of curling, rifle shooting, canoeing, fishing, hunting, softball, camping and travelling with her family. Many years she was a senior aerobics instructor in the Digby area, even her grandchildren would join in on the fun. Being a voracious reader, she always had stacks of books on hand to read during her quiet time.

One of her biggest joys was the sound of laughter that filled her home. Being a mother to Guy, Kim, and Lee. A grandmother to Sylena (Greg), April (Jason) and Michael (Meagan), Koral, Keileen (Marshall), Katelyne (Adnan), Jamenson and Kolton. A great grandmother to Andrew, Nathan, Owen, Syia, True, Ava, Theo, Brandon, Lily, Aliauna, and Nova Lee. She will be missed by many cousins, nieces and nephews as well as Marie Ducey and Michelle Hachey.

We want to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Valley VON, Eunice and Celissa of Senior care by Angels for the excellent and loving care they provided over the past six months.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation, by request. The funeral service, followed by a reception, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville, Deacon Dave Hasler officiating. For those unable to attend, a livestream of the service will be available at that time. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Valley VON or Senior Home Care by Angels or a charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. For online condolences, inquiries and to view the funeral service, please visit:

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Service Date
Saturday, July 16, 2022
Service Time
11:00 a.m.
Service Location
White Family Funeral Home, Kentville

There will be no visitation, by request.

Requested Charity
Annapolis Valley VON, Senior Home Care by Angels or charity of your choice