|Birth: ||May 16, 1909|
Nova Scotia, Canada
|Death: ||Sep. 24, 2011|
Age 102. Beloved husband of the late Mildred I. (MacLaren) Banks with whom he shared 62 years of marriage. Devoted father of Rosalie M. Clancy and her husband the late Daniel, Nancy J. Paino and her husband Robert, Christine B. Redford and her husband William, the late Linda M. Maxwell and her late husband Paul, and the late Gail Banks. The oldest of twelve siblings, he leaves only one surviving sister, Pauline Erven of Victoria, BC. Cherished grandfather of eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Carl was born in Shag Harbor, Nova Scotia on May 16, 1909, the oldest of twelve children of the late Henry W. Banks and Charlotte (Stoddard) Banks. He was raised in Doctor's Cove, Nova Scotia and schooled in a one room schoolhouse before immigrating to the United States at the young age of 15. Mr. Banks started his working career at General Electric in Lynn and later moved to the Swift Meat Packing Co. in Somerville where he worked for 25 years. He was a longtime member of the Wakefield Retired Men's Club. An outdoorsman, Carl loved hunting, fishing, trapping and gardening. He was a devoted Red Sox fan but first and foremost, was an avid reader.
Mildred Isabel MacLaren Banks (1911 - 1999)
Created by: AngelWings
Record added: Sep 25, 2011
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