Age 79 years.  Passed away Friday June 14, 2013 at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance. Predeceased by his parents Fred and Esther (Haskell) Torrance. Beloved  husband of Shirley ( Robinson) for 58 years. Dear father of James Torrance, David (Lynda) Torrance, Larry ( Hot Dog ) Torrance, Gloria Shingler, and Susan (Ed) Cebula, predeceased by son Bruce (1983). Dear Poppies of Melissa, Laura, Eddie Jr., Samantha, Jacquelyn, and Merrissa. Dear Great grandfather of Klarissa, Cole, Jacob, Jackson, Haily, Audriana, Savannah, Chloe, Donnevyn, and soon to be Miah. Dear brother of Glen Torrance. Predeceased by siblings Randall Torrance, Ruby Gould, Elizabeth Duke, and Donna Welch. Clare will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and one Special side kick “Lucky:. Friends will be received at the Secord & Smith Funeral Home 8 Aberdeen St. Merlin on Tuesday June 18, 2013 from 1:00pm to time of service at 2:00pm. Pastor Eric Skillings officiating. Cremation has taken place and ashes to buried at a later date in Steward  Cemetery. Memorials to the Canadian Cancer or Ontario Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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