John Clarke
(1945 - 2012)

John Clarke

September 23, 1945

August 3, 2012

Guest Book
A celebration of John's life will be held Sept. 23/12 at the Delacour Hall in Delacour, AB at 1:00 pm. Please join John's family and friends.
Gone But Not Forgotten.
Susan Clarke Young
September 18th, 2012
I have read all the wonderful messages to you John and I so agree with all of them. You truly were a positive and optimistic human being and was a great provider and family man, there wasnt anything that you couldn't fix. We raised to beautiful children, John and Jennifer and for that I feel so blessed. One wonders why so many obstacles can one overcome as you have had to as they were thrown your way. Its been said that God only gives you as much as you can endure but I feel you were given an overload. Being an ex-wife doesn't mean I stopped loving. You left us way, way to soon. Your passing was extremely upsetting and came as such a shock to me, much more than I would have thought, I miss you so much and the crazy life we led with the horses and the silly things, but funny predicaments you could get yourself into like burning up the hedge at the farm while starting the Barbeque...even tho I know you are no longer in pain both physically and mentally I also know how much you enjoyed and loved life and you fought so hard. I'm so glad we got to talk, extensively two weeks before your passing, I only wished we could have been that way long before then, God Bless You and Farewell, I miss you, love Rita.

Rita Morelli (aka) Clarke (ex-wife)
September 13th, 2012
Jennifer, John, and family,

I was saddened to hear of your dads passing. So sorry for your loss. Whenever I bumped into John over the years I was always met with his big smile and we would share a hearty laugh together. He was never afraid to tackle anything. I am forever grateful for all I learned while working for your family. May your memories provide you comfort in the days ahead.

My deepest sympathy,

Joan Holmes (nee Randall)
Joan Holmes
August 24th, 2012
John was a dear friend of ours for 50 years.
He was the most optimistic person we have ever known (even through his many challenges). He did his best to enjoy every day to the fullest and with a smile on his face.
We will miss his kind spirit.
Marilyn and Bob Hardie

A true friend who we will miss.
bob and marilyn hardie (dear friends)
August 10th, 2012
Going to miss my old and dear friend. He called me last week from the hospital and sounded fine. Asked me to find him a job! I know that life was one challenge after another. For John it was worth it because he loved freely. His friends and family were his world. Rest now brother and ride free foreveer!
Joe Davis (Good Friend)
August 10th, 2012
Peter, Denise and Susan (and your mom and dad).
It is so difficult to lose a brother and a son. My thoughts are with you all. I hope you find comfort in fond memories.

Nancy Jo Cullen
August 8th, 2012
My sincerest condolences to John's family. He has been in our prayers for some time now.
Rick Lautischer (advisor)
August 8th, 2012
John and Jennifer
It was with great saddness I discovered your father's passing.
I have known your father since the early 70's when we worked for International Minerals and Chemicals Drilling Fluids Division.
Your father was always a gentleman and had a great attitude. He was a inspiration to me in the way he handled adversity, never a complaint, always postive.
John you will be missed, your laughter, your jest for life will be remembered.

Your friend
Bob Merkley
Bob Merkley (Friend )
August 8th, 2012
I was sorry to hear of John's passing.
John Whitmore (friend and fellow rider)
August 7th, 2012
allways was a pleasure to be in oyur company and great fun to ride the highways with you.
kindest regards
chris linnington (biking)
August 7th, 2012
John, you were a man of great character and perseverance. I always enjoyed our conversations and will miss them greatly. You lived with an such amazing positive outlook and that will never be forgotten by all those who knew you. My sincere condolences to your friends and family as I know they will miss you very much.
Rest in peace.
John Bayko (Friend)
August 7th, 2012
John, Your positive outlook, your caring concerns for others, your love of life and your dedication to friends and family made you well loved - you will be missed greatly by all.
My heartfelt sympathy to all John's family.

Penny Smith (Friend)
August 7th, 2012
All the best to Denise, Peter, Susan, John and Betty.

Much love

Richard McDowell (Friend)
August 6th, 2012
This is the memorial I set up for John Clarke. To sign the guest book, click on the "Sign Guest Book" button below.
Denise Clarke
August 6th, 2012
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"John - you are one of the most admirable people I have met, who in spite of all the challenges life dealt you, always managed to display a remarkable spirit."
Carmen Grayson
August 8th, 2012


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