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Griffen Charles Brake

January 31, 1945 ~ January 19, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Griffen Brake Obituary

Brake, Griffen Charles age 77 of Halifax, Nova Scotia passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023.  He was predeceased by his wife Marie (Samson), parents Tom & Margaret Brake, stepson Brian Samson, his sisters Babe/Melina Leclair (Ray), Alice/Ginger Bayers, Theresa Bechard (Bob).  He is survived by his brothers Vincent Brake (Gladys), Ernest Brake (Vangie) and his sisters Kathleen LeBlanc (Richard), Elizabeth Prost (Ken) and his sons Griffen (Lori) & Anthony (Stacey) Brake as well as his grandchildren; Coady, Noah, Abby, Brooke and Wade and many nieces & nephews.

Griffen was a member of the Plumbers & Pipefitters union, local 56 while working at the Halifax Shipyards for a number of years. 

He was a long-time member of the Spryfield Legion, Branch # 152 where he enjoyed playing darts, cards & pool.  He grew up the in 60’s era and enjoyed spending his Saturday afternoons dancing at the Olympic Gardens with his sweetheart Lorraine Melvin.

Donations can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 152.  Proceeds will go to the Poppy Fund for medical equipment.

A special thank you to the staff of the QEII Emergency Department for the wonderful care they provided.

Funeral to be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 7 Sussex Street, Spryfield at 1 pm on Friday, January 27th, 2023.

He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. 

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