Clarke, Gaynell 'Gaye'

Clarke, Gaynell 'Gaye'

May 16th, 2019

Passed away peacefully in London, Ontario on Thursday, May 16th, 2019, with her family by her side, at the age of 81. She is predeceased by her parents, Ronald and Mary Hatfield.

Gaye was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who found joy from her family and many friends. She lived a life dedicated to those she loved and always made everyone around her feel at ease and welcome in her presence. Gaye was an active member of her community and of Byron United Church. Her two grandchildren, Madeline and William, were the light of her life. She loved them dearly and was equally loved by them in return. Through good times, she cheered the loudest and through bad times, she was always the first to give comfort to those in need. Gaye was loved by all and will be missed by those who were lucky enough to know her.

Gaye is survived by her husband, Jack Clarke; sister, Donna Vincent; three sons: Peter, Michael and Timothy; daughters-in-law: Pat, Janet and Kara; niece, Julie; nephew, Mark; grandchildren, Madeline and William; and great-grandchildren, Brycen and Kaydence.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London. A memorial service will be conducted at BYRON UNITED CHURCH, 420 Boler Road, London, on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Gaye are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada or Byron United Church.

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Allan BellJack and family was saddened to learn of Gaye's passing. I am so happy I got to meet her and you when visiting St Andrews. Gaye was beautiful in and out. I hope the memories help you and her boys as this difficult time. Sincerely Allan
Garry R. HatfieldDear Jack & Family, My deepest sympathy to all of you. I certainly will miss her cards at Christmas. Also, I will miss her visits when she came home to Hartland to visit relatives. May you all know how much your loss is shared by those who care about you. Rest in peace my friend!! Garry R. Hatfield (cousin)
Mark and Lorna UnderhillDear Jack and Family, We were saddened to hear of Gaynell’s passing. I’m her cousin, originally from Woodstock NB, but live on PEI, with my wife, Lorna. The last time we saw Gaynell was when we were visiting Uncle Ronald and Aunt Mary at the Good Samaritan Park in Kissimmee, Florida. We would drive over from Largo to see them, along with Uncle Maynard and Aunt Phyllis. During one of our visits, Gaynell was there to bring her Mum and Dad back to Ontario, so we were able to visit with her as well. May you find comfort and peace from memories of happy times together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, Mark and Lorna Underhill
Dale and Janice UnderhillSo sorry to hear of your loss. I am Marks brother and our father was Myles Underhill and mother Martha. Aunt Mary and uncle Ronald used to visit us at Bennets Lake Road , Wakefield N.B. Uncle Ronald made the best coffee in the world !!! H e had Tim Hortons beat . lol My last memory of Gaynelle and Jack was when Jack was sitting on my brother s motor bike and they were home on vaction in N.B. Love and prayers. Dale & Janice
James & Louise GillJack, Tim, Kara and family; we feel and share your loss. It is a very rare occurrence indeed to have known someone as caring, compassionate and attentive to others as Gaye, both in her working career and as our dear friend. She will forever be held in admiration and respect. Her memories and spirit will be with us all.
Judy and Mike SaundersDear Jack and Family. We were saddened to hear of Gaye's passing. Our thoughts are with you at this time and the days ahead. Gaye was a caring , beautiful, thoughtful person who left everyone feeling better with her presence and laughter. She played a big part in my life as my first cousin who arrived each summer with Aunt Mary, Uncle Ronald and sister Donna. Then the round of visits would take place to all the relatives and friends and there were many. Everyone loved her! The visits continued when she met Jack from nearby Hartland. Her memories will remain in our hearts forever and never be forgotten. Judy and Mike Saunders
Nickolas CassisI'm so sorry to hear of Gaye's passing. While I didn't have the opportunity to see her often in recent years I always enjoyed my visits with her and she always made me feel welcome. My sincere condolences to Jack and the entire family.
Bill Gold (Parkwood)It was a pleasure to know and work with Gaye. From all her friends at Parkwood Hospital our condolences.
Randy & Lise MassenJack, Mike, Tim, Peter & Family At this difficult time in your life, we pray that God will grant you the serenity and peace that you need to get through this. Gaye was a lovely person and will be remembered by so many. Our prayers are with you.
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