CLARKE, WILLARD ROLAND
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Willard Roland Clarke of Taymouth, NB, husband of Judy (Parlee) Clarke. His passing occurred on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at the Oromocto Public Hospital. Born on August 1, 1941 in Chipman, NB, he was the son of the late Hanson and Leota (Johnston) Clarke.
Willard was a dedicated carpenter who loved his work and also enjoyed woodworking and fishing.
In addition to his wife, Willard is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Hayes (Troy) of Quispamsis, NB; son, Derrick Clarke (Mona) of Penniac, NB; grandchildren, Justin Clarke (Janelle), Julie Clarke, Connor Hayes and Lauren Hayes; step-granddaughters, Marissa and Vanessa Gaudreau; sisters, Joan Clark and Donna Thompson (George); brother, Otis Clarke (Judy); special niece, Crystal; several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two infant children; sister, Jackie Rusnak and infant brother, Irvine.
Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home’s T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 2 to 4 pm followed by the Memorial Service at 4 pm with Rev. Dr. Yvette Swan officiating. Interment will take place at the Chipman United Church Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Liver Foundation or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Personal condolences may be offered through www.yorkfh.com