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Harvey Clarke, Harvey

March 9, 1934 to August 14, 2017

of Atwood passed away peacefully at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Monday August 14, 2017 at the age of 83. Harvey was first and foremost a farmer, a former 4H leader and square dance caller. He enjoyed coaching hockey and square dancing. Beloved husband of Marg (Conley) Clarke whom he married in 1958. Loving father of Shirley and Alan Baker and their children Thomas (Nicole), Sara (Brian), Emily (Cody), and Isaac (Tasha); Murray and Sharon Clarke and their children Torie (Derek), Alanis (Ryan) and Austin; Brian Clarke and Jackie Birk; Tracy Courtney and her children Jillian (Graeme), Scott (Jess) and Tina; Paul and Tanya Clarke and their children Travis, Matthew and Samuel. Special Great Gramps of Bexlie. Brother of Vivien Laidlaw, Cecil Clarke (Barb), Ruth Kirkpatrick, Linda Clark. Fondly remembered by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Wilma and Doug Rathwell, Doug and Virginia Conley, many nieces and nephews and Dave Courtney. Predeceased by his parents Clarence and Hazel (Raynard) Clarke, brothers-in-law Ken Laidlaw and Russell Kirkpatrick and sister-in-law Louise Clarke. There will be no visitation. The funeral service to celebrate Harvey’s life will be held at the Elma Memorial Community Centre on Thursday August 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Colin Snyder officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to: Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation 255 Elizabeth Street East Listowel, ON N4W 2P5 or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice.


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