Nova Scotia Credit Unions Mourn Deaths

Valley Credit Union

David Morse (January 12, 2012)

Valley Credit Union was devastated to learn late last week that David Morse, branch manager, Greenwood location, had passed away suddenly following a skiing accident while vacationing with his family in USA. Date of death was Thursday January 12, 2012.

Dave was part of the VCU team for many years, serving initially as manager of the Bridgetown branch and later manager of the Greenwood branch. Dave was a key member of the management team. Said CEO Mike Wark, “Dave was very well liked by both members and staff, and will be missed by all.”

Dave is survived by his wife and two school age sons.

Dave’s obituary can be viewed online.

Caisse populaire de Clare

Marc André Robichaud (January 10, 2012)

Caisse populaire de Clare’s board mourned the loss of one of their number when Marc André Robichaud passed away January 10 from a rare form of lymphoma. He was 36.

Marc was a very active community member and a proponent of Acadian culture. He served on the board of directors of The Atlantic Building Supply Dealers Association from 2002 to 2005. He also served as president of the Chambre de commerce de Clare from 2005 to 2010 and as Vice President of the Conseil de dévelopment de la Nouvelle-Écosse from 2008 to 2009. He was a current board member of the Caisse populaire de Clare and was on the financial committee of the local radio station, CIFA. His obituary can be found online.

Management and staff join the board in mourning Marc’s passing.

Ian Caldwell (January 15, 2012)

CEO Paul-Emile LeBlanc of Caisse populaire de Clare released the following statement yesterday:

“It is with great regret that we announce the passing of Ian Caldwell, Senior Commercial Officer at Caisse populaire de Clare. He died suddenly late Sunday, of natural causes.

Words cannot express the sorrow we feel for the loss of our friend, co-worker and mentor. Our condolences go out his family, extended family and many friends and colleagues.”

CP Clare’s branches were closed Monday afternoon, January 16, 2012, to allow staff time to mourn.

Ian’s obituary can be viewed online.