John Clark

Obituary of John Earle Clark

August 16, 1921 – May 1, 2022


Born in Three Hills, AB, Earle moved between Gleichen, AB, and Cluny, AB, before joining the Canadian Armed Forces at the beginning of WWII.  


He met and married his wife Evelyn in Scotland and moved to Calgary where they raised three children. Earle worked as a postal clerk until his retirement. He was an avid member of the Retired Postal Workers and the Royal Canadian Legion.


Earle is survived by his son Keith Clark of Victoria, BC; two daughters, Carol Ruzycki of Calgary, AB, and Diane Jenkins (Ken) of Port Hardy, BC; grandchildren, Susan Walters (Greg), and Jamie Ruzycki (Jackie); and great-grandchildren, Joshawa Walters, Janelle Walters, and Brandon Ruzycki. Besides his loving wife Evelyn, Earle was predeceased by his brother Wesley Clark, sister Gwen Frieze, son-in-law Bill Ruzycki, and grandson Jason Clark.


Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Queen’s Park Cemetery (3219 4 Street Northwest, Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed here.


In living memory of John Earle Clark, 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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