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Joseph Clarke

CLARKE Joseph Henry “Harry” Clarke (May 7, 1939 – May 9, 2019)Passed peacefully away on May 9, 2019 surrounded by loving family and friends at the Palliative Care Unit of the L.A. Miller Center, after a brief but brave battle with cancer. Predeceased by parents Allan and Minnie Clarke, wife Thelma, infant daughter Roxanne, daughter Carolyn, sons William and Rodney and sisters Rhona Duggan, Marjorie Morency, Belle Brown and in-laws John Duggan, Baxter Thoms, Helen Clarke and Ethel Clarke. Left with loving memories are his devoted daughter Joanne Hanlon (Randy), daughters-in-law Christine (Rodney) and Sherry (William), 14 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Also remembering him with love are his brothers and sisters, Jessie Thoms, Stedman (Florence), Philip, Charley (Fronie), Art (Florence), Francis (Doris), Cynthia Peckham (Ian), and Brenda MacLean (Frank), brothers-in-law Stan Morgan and Mitch Morency and many special nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Harry’s devoted circle of friends who will miss him dearly. Throughout the last five weeks Harry was blessed to have received compassionate medical care from a number of health professionals, too numerous to mention, both in Gander and St. John’s. We are eternally grateful. Cremation has taken place. Resting at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Happy Adventure on Wednesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 23 from 2pm – 5pm and 7pm – 9pm. Funeral Service to take place on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 2pm from the Church of the Good Shepherd, Happy Adventure. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Harry’s memory may be made to the Church of the Good Shepherd, Happy Adventure or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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