Clarke, John Douglas
Born September 19th, 1933 in Merritt, B.C Passed away on December 19th, 2007 in Thunder Bay, ON. On December 19th, 2007 with his loving friend and care giver Marilyn Savard and her family at his side, John Clarke passed away joining his soul mate and best friend Kay McCullough-Clarke. John will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his family and the many friends he encountered throughout his lifetime. John is survived by his sister Lenore Wilson of Langley, BC, children Julie Clark of Victoria, B.C, Kelly (Trevor) Zahara, Shawn (Martin) Lechelt and Noel Clarke of Edmonton, Alta. ; grandchildren Lisa, Christopher, Philip and Kaylah; great-grandchildren Ashley Rose, Samantha Lee, Austin, twins Caleb and Connor, Carly and Mikyla. He was predeceased by his wife Kay McCullough-Clarke (fondly known by John as Muzz,) his parents Maude and Kelly Clarke and his brother Jim. The family would like to thank the staff of St. Joseph‘s, Bethanmi Nursing Home, for their kindness, personal care and professionalism. They would also like to extend their deep and heart felt thanks to Marilyn Savard for her many years of service and friendship to John. Funeral Services for the late John Clarke will be held on Saturday, January 12th, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Harbourview Funeral Centre, 499 North Cumberland Street. A Masonic Service of Tribute will be held by the Thunder Bay Lodge # 618 in conjunction with the Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to The Lakehead Conservation Foundation.