Apr. 24, 1957 – Nov. 29, 2012
Clifton Alexander Newberry passed away suddenly, in Fort St. John, B.C., on November 29, 2012.
He was born in Kamloops, B.C., raised in Barriere, B.C., and graduated from the University of Victoria with a degree in Political Science.
Clifton spent his early career working in the Northwest Territories for Echo Bay Mines. Later, he worked for the Samatosum Mine near Barriere.
After they closed, he worked as an E.M.T., mostly in Northern B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Clifton enjoyed summers on East Barriere Lake, and also mountain bike riding and hunting.
He was predeceased by his parents, Corrine Newberry and Gordon Newberry. He is survived by one sister, Joan(Hans) in Germany, four brothers, Ed (Susan), Allan, Tom and Paul (Allan) in England. Also; a niece and a nephew, two grandnieces, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial will be held on Friday, December 7, 2012, at 12 noon in the lower floor of the Barriere Legion. Refreshments to follow.