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Jean  Clarke

Jean Elizabeth Clarke

Wednesday, November 20th, 1918 - Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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Obituary

It is with great sadness that the family of Jean Elizabeth Clarke, 101, of Lunenburg and formerly of Rose Bay, announces her passing on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Harbour View Haven Home for Special Care, Lunenburg.

Born in Riverport, Jean was the daughter of the late Frederick and Leone (Conrad) Ritcey.

Over the years she was a faithful member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Rose Bay and a member of the E.L.W. of the church.

Jean enjoyed the simple pleasures of life, spending time with family at home, baking, sewing, working in her flower gardens and spending quality times with her adored grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her love of life, family, friends and the community at large were so important to her. Jean’s quiet courage, strength of spirit, creativity and sense of humour will be carried forward by those who knew and loved her. She was a golden thread of love spun invisibly through all our hearts and lives.

Jean is survived by a daughter Betty (Roland) Strowbridge, grandchildren, Lisa (Neil), Heather (Kevin) Wendy (Stephen); Stacey (Kevin); great-grandchildren, Brandon, Lacey, Logan, Natalie, Bailee, Mason and Jessica and great-great grandchild, Maverick; sister, Verna Myra, Lunenburg; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Augustus, son, Gordon, sisters, Evelyn, Grace, brothers, Gordon, Owen, Reginald and a brother in infancy.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213, Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg. A graveside service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held at on 11: 00 A. M. Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Shepherd’s Hill Cemetery, Riverport, Rev. Rick Pryce officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, September 26th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, September 26th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Shepherd's Hill Cemetery
    Address
    RIVERPORT, NS
    Notes
    A graveside service to celebrate Jean’s life will be held at on 11: 00 A. M. Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Shepherd’s Hill Cemetery, Riverport, Rev. Rick Pryce officiating.
    Officiant
    Rev. Rick Pryce

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Susan Demone Hubley!

Posted at 12:18pm
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy. Such a lovely lady who is a happy piece of my childhood memories.
Susan (Demone) Hubley
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Peggy Thomson

Posted at 02:23pm
Betty and family,
Sending you my condolences on the passing of you mom. She was such a sweet and kind lady. She will be missing by everyone that knew her.
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Wanda Bolivar

Posted at 01:28pm
So sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. Thinking of you all! Take care, Wanda Bolivar and family❤️
MB

marilyn brandall

Posted at 08:18pm
Betty, sending you my condolences on the passing of you mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you travel through the difficult days ahead. Keep all the happy memories alive and it will help you. Marilyn (Bush) Brandal
NS

Nancy & Vincent Slauenwhite

Posted at 03:30pm
Dear Betty...and family...
I have nothing but fond memories of your mom. Thank you for sharing her with the rest of us. Such a soft spoken, warm and loving lady. God Bless you and your family and may He give you strength to bear your loss.
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