Margaret Jean Clarke

Margaret Jean ClarkeMargaret Jean Clarke (nee Walsh) born Hamilton, Ontario Aug. 3, 1928 passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 12, 2016 at Evergreen Hospital surrounded by her family and friends.   Jean was an avid reader and competitive card player.  She was a preferred partner in any game.  Jean loved to spend time outdoors whether camping, hiking, BBQs or family celebrations.  She also loved to spend time with her children, grand children and great-grand children.  Jean will be dearly missed, but will be remembered by her gift of making us laugh.  Jean embraced anyone and everyone who was important to her family.  Her gentle soul, warm smile, and fiery spirit will be missed by all who had the pleasure to know her.
She is survived by her sister Norma (Jim) and predeceased by her parents (William James and Marie Irene Walsh (nee Clarke)) and two of her siblings Wally (Verna) and Buck (Jerry). Loving mother to Darlene, Marilyn, Larry (Rona), Lorna, Sheri (Bill), predeceased by Sharon. Loving grandmother to Perfection, Christopher, Allison (Aaron), Logan (Aja), Daniel (Erin), Wally (Courtney), Gino, Doug (Alexandria), Cody, and Kira.  Also adored by her great-grandchildren Emma, Taliyah, Zak, Maelle, Sawyer, Chloe, and Lille and many nieces and nephews.
Special mention to her best friends in life Marge and Connie. Her adopted families Terri, Dan, CJ, and Whitney and Tara.  Special gratitude to the Lingenfelter Families for their continued support and love.
Many were touched and blessed by Jean’s love!
At her request there will be no services.  In lieu of flowers or donations please pay it forward in kindness in Jean’s memory.

8 Responses to “Margaret Jean Clarke”

  • Rhea McMane says:

    Our love to you, in the passing of “Auntie Jean”. She taught me many life lessons as I was growing up. She showed me the meaning of devotion to family and friends. Even though the miles separated my Mom and her, they remained close. I am confident that they are now together laughing and playing crib once more.

  • Mary nelson says:

    Rest in peace Ms. Margaret Jean. You raised wonderful children

  • Sharon Elaine says:

    I was so sorry to hear that Ms. Margaret Jean was no longer with us. Extending my deepest condolences to her family over your loss. “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” – Psalms 23. “Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live… Believest thou this? She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe…” May your precious memories and the wonderful promise of the resurrection bring you peace. Eye has not seen and ear has not heard, neither have there been conceived in the heart of man the things that God has prepared for those who love him. 1 Corinthians 2:9; 2 Corinthians 1:2; John 11: 23-25.

  • Ron and Nancy Killian says:

    It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Jean. Our love and affection go out to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. We were fortunate and blessed to have her experience the peace and tranquility of our beach home on several occasions with her daughter Darlene. Rest in peace Jean.

  • Todd Hartsburg says:

    Auntie Jean … Brave courageous and fearless is how I will remember you ! And a whole lot of fun too ! Love you and though the clan will miss you , you will always be with us in spirit ! Xoxo Todd

  • Ron & Darleen Burnett says:

    As a family, know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Knowing Jean was a special
    person with always a smile and so quick witted. Rest in peace Jean.

  • From her family at Brandenwood Sr. Apt. says:

    A beautiful lady went to be with the lord. You will be missed by your family at Brandenwood Sr. Apartments. Rest in Peace Ms Jean.

  • Kim Hartsburg says:

    Aunty Jean,
    You were an amazing lady with a very contagious smile. I will remember you always. You will be missed. Love Kim xox

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