October 11, 1938 - January 2, 2019

With admiration but with heavy hearts and great sadness that the Clarke family announce the passing of Bernard (Bern) William Clarke of Croque, NL on January 2nd 2019 at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital at the age of 80 years. Bernard was loved by anyone who knew and touched by many in his 80 years!. He leaves behind to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife of 57 years Nellie; Sons: Tony (wife Julia), Brenden (wife Loretta), Kenneth (wife Hilda), Melvin (wife Tracy); Daughters: Geraldine, Marcella, Kimberley, Grandchildren: Gene (Wife Tiffany), Colette, Chelsea, Sheena, Jonah, Robbie, Cheyanne, Corina, Brooke; Great Grandchildren: Calvin, Kinley, Hailey, Christopher, Emily, Miguel, Riley, Nicolas, Natalie; Brothers: Frank, Leonard, Terry, Kevin; Sisters: Maude, Millicent, Bernadette, Maureen, Brenda as well as many more nieces, nephews, Cousins and Many Friends. The Clarke family would like to send a special thank you to staff at the Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital who showed so much care for him. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm from Our Lady Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church in Croque, NL. with Fr. George officiating. Interment to follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton.