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Keith “Red” Lavers

Keith “Red” Lavers

Date de décès : 2 août 2015

Keith “Red” Lavers, CPO2,CD,SSM(Ret’d) age 62 of Tantallon, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 2, 2015. Born in Montague, PEI, he was the youngest son of David and Ella Lavers of Georgetown, PEI. Keith joined the Navy serving on HMCS Iroquois for a brief time before joining submarines. He served on HMCS Ojibwa, Okanagan, Onondaga, and Victoria, with a three year exchange to HMS Dolphin (RN) and serving with submarine sea training. He retired after 30 years’ service. He then joined NETE as a contractor still working with submarines. After working with them for over 5 years, he then moved on to CSMG/Babcock Canada helping to start up the Halifax/Dartmouth office, and being their Senior East Coast Representative until his time of passing. He enjoyed working in his garage, doing small engine repair, gardening, reading, spending time with friends, and most importantly spending time with family especially his granddaughter Olivia and dog Sasha. Survived by his wife of 36 years, Joan (Irving); daughter, Amanda, Halifax; son, Michael (Shawna) Timberlea; sister, Margaret (Dale) Gallagher, Cornwall, PEI; brothers, Gordon (Marion) and John, Georgetown, PEI; brother-in-law, Charles “Sonny” Yorston, Rosemeade, PEI, granddaughter, Oliva, and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by mother, Ella; father, David; eldest brother, David “Buck”, sister, Marion, and infant sister. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of his life will be held in J.A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Rev. Ellen Wilson officiating on Saturday, August 15 at 1:30 pm with a reception following at CFB Halifax Fleet Club. Family flowers only. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Prostate Cancer, Wounded Warriors Canada, or a charity of choice. To leave a message of condolence, please visit



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