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Posted by:Aug 11th 2009, 12:11:00 am
MaddieCondolences to Penny and all of Berlin's family.
Posted by:Aug 10th 2009, 05:57:11 pm
KimberlyOtis Johnson, Mr. Berlin's grandson, sends the following note:

Berlin Cleare was an elder statesman of the Briland community as a devoted Roman Catholic and senior in the Lodge.

Mr. Cleare was the longtime owner of Casablanca Bar and Cafe on Pitt Street, owned and managed several farms on Eleuthera (and one on Briland) along with a number of local fishing boats. Mr. Cleare was also the longtime property manager for the Newman family of Dilly House on Colebrooke Street.

Mr. Cleare was married to Bertha Cleare (now deceased) and then Ms. Penny Johnson, and will be greatly missed by eight sons and daughters Dudley, Nola, Kim, Loretta, Pauline, Donna, Elenore and Rocky ... and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Posted by:Aug 10th 2009, 05:16:41 pm
Fig Tree News TeamAnother low tide has claimed the life of an esteemed Briland elder who will be very much missed by friends and family alike.

We are sad to note that island stalwart and local business leader Berlin Cleare passed away on Friday evening.

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