Obituary of Cleveland Job Swim
SWIM, Cleveland “Cleve” Job Jr.- Age 83 of Bedford, It is with heavy hearts that we announces his peaceful passing on Sunday, April 4th, 2021, at his residence. Affectionately known as "Cubbie" and "Clevie". Born in Clark’s Harbour on April 10, 1937, he was the son of the late, Cleveland and Ethel (Banks) Swim. Cleve left home to become a regular member of the RCMP, during which time he met the love of his life Janice during his posting at Clarenville, Newfoundland. Cleve had over 32 years service in the RCMP, followed by several years at the Solicitor Generals and CSIS. He was a member of the Queenswood Heights Community Council, and volunteered countless hours in organized hockey, baseball and scouting earning the honour of Citizen of the Year. Cleve enjoyed baseball and sports, travelling, gardening, playing cards/Soduku and had a passion for playing guitar and piano. Cleve enjoyed life, family, and friends; the door was always open.
He is survived by his sons, Thomas (Muriel) Swim, Kent (Julie Lalonde) Swim, Rodney (Sylvie) Swim and David (Krissy) Swim; seven grandchildren, Theressa, Christopher, Erika, Alex, Sarah, Jenna and Stephen; four great grandchildren, Chayze, Christopher Jalynn Mazi, Kodi; many nieces and nephews.
Cleve was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Janice Swim; four sisters, Margaret, Barbara, Georgina, Catherine; great grandchild Adam.
Cremation and arrangements have been entrusted to T.J. Tracey Cremation and Burial Specialists in Halifax, NS. In keeping with Cleve's wishes a public service at the United Baptist Stone Church in Clark's Harbour will be held at a later date pending a lifting on COVID-19 restrictions. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of the donor’s choice. To place online please visit firstname.lastname@example.org or you may sign the guest book at the time of the service.