April 14, 1946 – August 22, 2014
It is with great sadness that the Clarke family announces the passing of Bernard (Bernie) Edward Clarke.
He passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Comox, B.C. after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Bernie arrived in B.C. from Nova Scotia at the tender age of 19 and knew from the first day of work that he loved logging and chose to stay with that career until he retired in 2006.
His unconditional love of his family will be remembered by his wife of 45 years, Donna, son Danny (Tanya) of Port Hardy, daughter Deanna (Michael) of Nanaimo and the grandchildren that had a special place in his heart – Stephanie, Brenna, Tyler and Justin.
He will also be missed by his adoring sisters Veronica (Lyle), Coline (George), Doreen (Pat) and their respective families.
Special thanks to Dr. Neufeld, Dr. Tinmouth and the nurses and staff at St. Joseph’s General Hospital for their excellent care.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Lions Hall in Port McNeill on Saturday September 6, 2014 at 1:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Port McNeill Legion, Branch 281.