Obituary of Patricia Clarke
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Patricia Clarke, wife of George Clarke, announces her passing which occurred on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born on May 18, 1933, in Lancashire, England, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Edie Johnson.
Patricia, better known as Mumsy or Mum, was a strong, loving woman. Mum was social and loved to meet people. She was the type of woman who would call up a famous comedian to introduce herself. She was fearless, strong and an incredible role model for her children. Mum and George (Dad) met each other by chance on a ferry between Germany and England, after spending one day together, they were engaged. George proposed to Patricia through a Christmas card and they would have been celebrating their 68th anniversary in January. Patricia was a lifetime member of Legion Branch 58 and organized a lot of fundraising efforts for the Legion. Mumsy was incredibly proud of being a mother and will be remembered as a devoted grandmother who took great pride in seeing her grand and great-grandchildren grow.
Mum is survived by her best friend and husband, George; her sons, Michael (Julie) and Stephen (Kathy) Clarke; daughters, Lynn Flynn (Jeff) and Juanita Good (John); brothers, Colin (Maureen) and Michael (Carole) Johnson; sister Carol Powers; grandchildren: Chris Clarke, Bryan Giovannetti, Colin Flynn, Michael Flynn, Mark “Bubba” Flynn, Jessica Flynn, Ryan Clarke, Scott Clarke, Meaghan Clarke, Courtney Clarke, Stephen “Dalton” Clarke, Amanda Good, Matthew Good, Dylan Good; great-grandchildren: Marley Flynn, Addy Flynn, Liam Breau, Carver Flynn, Archer Flynn, and baby Pleasance Davian-Clarke; as well as several nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. She was predeceased by her son, Dennis Clarke and her daughter Pleasance “Peppy” Clarke-Good; as well as her brother Stanley Johnson.
Arrangements are under the care of Kennebecasis Funeral Home, 152 Pettingill Rd. (849-2119) with a celebration of life on Monday, December 19, 2022, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Kennebecasis Funeral Home. Donations made in memory of Patricia may be given to Legion Branch 58 or the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be placed at: www.KennebecasisFH.com
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