Clarke, Marjorie, Joan passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 surrounded by those who loved her.
Joan was predeceased by beloved husband Clifford, her much loved sister Mavis and brother Harold. She will be lovingly remembered by children Dianna (Rick) Lenihan, Russell (Karen) Clarke, grandsons Brent (Kim) Martin and Kevin Martin. Joan enjoyed the pleasure of her great grandchild Halle Martin.
Together with her husband, Clifford, Joan came to Canada from Manchester, England in 1952. She made many life long friends and kept in touch with family overseas throughout her time in Canada. She will be deeply missed by all.
Joan will be remembered for her quick wit, sense of humour, commitment to family and friends and love of conversation. Joan had a sense of adventure and at the age of 83 moved to Smithers, British Columbia (Silver King senior’s residence) from Edmonton, Alberta (Churchill senior’s residence) to be with her family.
Joan will be sadly missed by family and friends. The family gives their sincere thanks to Dr. Haskins, Dr. Wood an nursing staff at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital.
As per Joan’s wishes a private family memorial celebrating her life was held Friday, March 7, 2008 at RA Schrader Funeral Chapel, Smithers, British Columbia.