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  • David Cluny Clarke

  • Passing Date:Tue, Jan 5 2021
  • Funeral Date:Fri, Jan 8 2021
  • Viewing:Thurs, Jan 7: 7-9 & Friday, Jan 8: 2-4 & 7-9
  • Funeral Location:Funeral Service to be held at a later date
  • Resting Location:Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Blackville
  • Wishes:In memory of David, donations to St. Agnes Anglican Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.
David Cluny Clarke White Rapids, N.B. on January 5, 2021 in his 76-year Dave passed away peacefully with his family by his side after a long battle with cancer.

Born May 19, 1944 in Twillingate Newfoundland. He was the son of Peter and Alecia (Cuff) Clarke. He is survived by his wife of 52years Aleatha (Gallan) Clarke, son Lionel (Gwen) of White Rapids, Daughter Kelly (Pete Gillespie) of Gray Rapids, 4 grandsons Peter (Kali), Dexter, Jacob and Dixon, 2 great granddaughters Skyler and Scarlet, 3 brothers Edward (deceased), Clarence (Ruby) and George all from Twillingate Newfoundland, two sisters Rose Jamieson (Gord) of Pickering Ontario, Betty Doucette (Romeo) of Doyles Brook NB, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and longtime friends.

Dave moved to Toronto in 1965 was a crane operator at Maksteel for 15 years. Married the love of his life 1968 and moved to N.B. in 1981.

He was a member of Saint Agnes Anglican Church, Gray Rapids where he was very much involved.

He was a self-employed gravel truck operator until his retirement, a member of the Labor Union, a spring fishing Guide for 39 years and a handy man to all who knew him. He loved spending time and making memories with his family and friends, spending time at the camp, fishing, hunting, boating and playing cards. Dave was always proud to tell everyone he met he was a newfie.

David Cluny Clarke is resting at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Blackville, with visitation on Thursday evening 7-9 and Friday 2-4 & 7-9. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the funeral service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Doyles Brook Cemetery later in the spring.

Please note: Due to Covid-19 Masks and Social Distancing is mandatory and a maximum of 25 people allowed in the church at one time. .

In memory of David, donations to St. Agnes Anglican Church Building Fund would be appreciated by the family.

Arrangements are in care of Davidson’s Funeral Home (622-7464) or online at www.davidsonsfh.com Your Family Owned – family Operated Funeral Home
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