Obituary of J. Lorne CLARKE

January 15, 1929 – Selkirk, Manitoba

June 7, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta


Lorne Clarke, beloved husband of Peggy Clarke (nee Mitchell), of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at the age of 91 years.


Born in Selkirk Manitoba, Dad transferred out to Calgary in 1958. He built a wonderful life here for his family for which we will all be eternally grateful. 


Besides his loving wife Peggy, of sixty-three years, Lorne is survived by his four children, Laurel Monette (Frank), Susan Clarke (Craig Hannaford), June Osz (Dan) and Don Clarke. He also thoroughly enjoyed his numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Lorne was predeceased by his beautiful daughter-in-law Beth Clarke (nee Vaudry), his sister Eileen Clarke, mother and father Alma May and John Clarke.


A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Lorne’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com


The family would like to thank Dr. Chacko and the staff at the Foothills Hospital for their care and understanding during this most challenging time. 


In living memory of J. Lorne Clarke, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6,   Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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