MARSDEN: Clifford of RR 2 Staffa

MARSDEN: Clifford of RR 2 Staffa

At his residence in RR 2 Staffa on Monday, February 11, 2013 in his 79th year.  Beloved husband of Linda Marsden.  Dear father of Greg and Cheryl Marsden of Burlington, Brad and Sandra Marsden of Exeter and Kim Marsden and Ron Button of Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  Fondly remembered by his 3 step-children.  Dear grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.  Dear brother and brother-in-law of Carole and Spencer Mullholland and Peg and Bob Parish.  Predeceased by his first wife Yvonne (1986).

Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, Exeter (1 street west of Main) on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.  At Cliff’s request, there will be no funeral service.

Cliff was a long-time member of the Exeter Lions Club and a Lions service will be held in the funeral home on Friday evening at 6:30 pm.

Cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Exeter Lions Club are encouraged.

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  1. Barb Hartman (Templeman) says:

    So sorry to hear of Cliff’s passing .My sympathy to the whole family.

  2. Barb Hartman (Templeman) says:

    So sorry to hear of Cliff’s passing.My sympathy to the whole family.

  3. Ernie & Helen Miatello says:

    Linda
    We have been away and just heard. We are sorry for your loss as well as the loss to Exeter. I always enjoyed my conversations with Cliff especially about his horses. I will not easily forget his dry sense of humour. Our thoughts are with you.

  4. JOHN BERENDSEN & FAMILY says:

    SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT CLIFF’S PASSING..THINKING OF ALL OF YOU. JOHN

  5. Gabbie Mol says:

    i am sorry to hear about Cliff.s passing
    I enjoined very much talking with him while he came in
    at the Rona Store
    We will surely miss him

  6. Dan Heywood says:

    Linda & Family Sorry to hear about Cliff.You have my sincere sympathy. Dan Heywood

  7. Peter Cookson & Family says:

    Linda. Brad, and everyone at ALMAR

    Sorry to hear of your loss. I worked alongside Cliff on many occassions and found him honest fair and VERY hard working. Once he got past my long hair there was a mutual resprect of work ethics, His presence and Unique sense of humour will de sadly missed.

    Peter Cookson

  8. Bob & Deb Gehan says:

    Dear Linda and family

    We were sadden by the news of Cliff passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cliff was a very dedicated member of Lions and he will be greatly missed. Hugs
    Deepest Sympathies Bob and Deb

  9. Lloyd & Cathie Robison says:

    Linda and Families,

    We’re very sorry to hear of Cliffs passing, our thoughts
    and prayers are with.

    Lloyd & Cathie

  10. Mary Lou & Bob DeBrabandere says:

    Kim, Greg, Brad, and family…

    Remember, your dad will always be as close as your memories.
    Enjoy those happy thoughts & memories, for they are yours forever .
    Don’t be afraid to smile or laugh at some of the things he did or said……he did have his “ways.”..He will be missed and lives forever in you and his grandchildren
    Sharing in your loss and thinking of you.

    Bob & Lou

  11. RIch and Evelyn Lane says:

    Linda and family,

    We will always remember the good times RVing and Lake Okeechobee…..the laughs, the fun, the food, and the stories. Those were great times and memories to cherish. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs to you and your family.

  12. Lynn and Rick Hope says:

    Linda
    So sorry to hear about Cliff. Our hearts and thoughts are with you.
    Lynn, Rick, Brian and Sarah Hope
    (John & Liz’s daughter)

  13. Sherman Roth says:

    I wish to express my sympathy to your family on the passing of Lion Cliff Marsdan, he will be missed the Exeter Lions Club and all Lions who knew him. On behalf of all Lions and Lions Clubs in Zone 37W.

    Zone Chair 37W
    Lion Sherman Roth

  14. Marianne Benson says:

    So sorry for your loss.
    Cliff will be missed.

  15. Rick and Denise Cameron says:

    Kim,

    We were sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Rick and Denise

  16. Jean (Johns)Elliott says:

    So sorry to hear of about Cliff. My sympathies to all of you at this difficult time. Keep memories of him close to your heart and he will never be far away

  17. Allen & Ruth Stuart, Jenna & Laura Chappel says:

    Linda and families,
    Our deepest sympathies to you all in the sudden passing of Cliff. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers for the difficult days ahead.

  18. Ross and Marlene Mathers says:

    Dear Linda and Family: Our sincere sympathy on the loss of a dear husband and father. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

  19. Judy Lamport says:

    Linda and family,
    Thinking of you. I did not know Cliff well, but enjoyed talking with him about the horses. My deepest condolences.

  20. Ann and Don Thompson says:

    Linda and Family:

    We are very sorry to learn of Cliff’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Ann and Don

  21. Marion McCarter says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Losing your loved one is really hard. Cherish the wonderful memories and he will live on in your heart forever. Thinking of you.
    Marion

  22. Carol Coleman says:

    Dear Linda, Greg, Brad & Kim & families;
    Sending gentle hugs and sympathy as you bear the loss of a wonderful man, father & grandfather. In time, may you treasure your fondest memories of days gone by. Rest in peace Cliff…you will be missed by many.
    Regards, Carol

  23. Cathie Alexander says:

    Linda and family,
    I was so sorry to hear of Cliff’s passing. He was definitely a presence that will be missed. Find strength in each other and the memories you cherish at this sad time.

  24. Leah Morgan says:

    Linda,
    I was very sorry to hear of Cliff’s passing.
    May you find comfort with family and friends.
    With deepest sympathy
    Leah

  25. Sue Riley says:

    Deepest sympathy to the Marsden family….will miss talking about old times with Cliff when he came into work for meetings….RIP Cliff.

  26. Tom and Nancy Hartai says:

    Linda and family
    On behalf of Nancy,Katie and Michael,please accept our deepest condolences at this difficult time.
    We have lost a great friend and great Lion. My kids still remember our trip out to the farm to see your horses. Cliff was so proud of his “girls” .
    Cliff and I always enjoyed talking about airplanes. I always liked hearing his stories about flying from years gone by. In fact ,I checked back into my logbook and Cliff bravely agreed to be my very first passenger.
    I am proud to call him my friend.
    Tom,Nancy,Katie and Michael Hartai

  27. Barb Carrington says:

    Had the pleasure of meeting cliff last April and working along side if only for a few months so sorry to hear of his passing my sincere condolence s go out to all the family…..

  28. Ed & Marie Nethercott says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I wish I could be there to give you a hug. Thinking of you. Marie (We are in Florida).

  29. Glenn & Joan Kells says:

    Linda & family,
    We are so sorry to hear about Cliff’s passing. Our sympathy goes out to everyone. We cannot be there for the Lions service but we will be thinking of you.
    Glenn & Joan

  30. Marilyn Ruth says:

    I am so sorry for your loss Linda. His sense of humour and gentle ways will be greatly missed.
    Marilyn Ruth


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