On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, Morris Clarke, peacefully passed away at the age of 79, after battling Alzheimer’s for nearly 16 years.
Morris was born on Feb 6,1940, in Dunfield, Nl to Evelyn Beckett. On April 23, 1962, he married Rachel Pippy. Together they raised four sons, Carl, Bryan, Tony, and Kevin, and one daughter Kimberley.
Predeceased by his mother, Evelyn, his grandmother, Ida Clarke, his grandfather, Eli Clarke, his brother, Steward, his Aunt Florence, and his uncle Malcom.
He is survived by his wife Rachel of 57 years, his five children, Carl (wife Debbie), Bryan (wife Tracy), Tony (wife Maxine), Kim (husband Aubrey Reid), and Kevin , his Grandchildren, Matthew Reid, Desmond and Caleb Clarke, his brothers, Edgar (wife Margaret), Eric (wife Geraldine), Wayne (wife Diane), his sisters, Joan (husband Lesley), Audrey (husband Henry), Pauline, Helen(husband Jack), and Doreen(husband Freeman), his sisters-in-laws, Jesse Vokey, Eliza Hoddontt, Lucy Millar, Rubena Ivany (Harvey), Emma Clarke, and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Special thank you to the staff of 4 NW at Pleasantview Towers for their love, support and compassion.
Morris was known for his humour, wittiness, and his kind and compassionate spirit. He was a very loving and caring husband to his wife Rachel who will greatly miss him.
Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 16 Blundon Drive, Milton at 2 o’clock pm. Interment to follow at 4:00 pm at the grave site of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Randon Island.
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Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Samuel Morris Clarke February 6 1940 to October 2 2019..
Death notice for the town of: St-John’s, Province: T-N