Leonard “Nobby” Herbert Peter Clarke

Nobby Clarke was born February 21, 1926 in Croydon, England. He passed away peacefully on April 16, 2017 in Maple Ridge, BC.

A Celebration of his Life will held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 am at Garden Hill Funeral Home, 11765 224th Street, Maple Ridge.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada
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Contact information:

Garden Hill Cremation and Funeral Services, 11765-224th Street, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 6A5, Canada - Phone: (604) 463-8161 Fax: 604-463-2929 Email: info@gardenhill.ca

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  1. Deborah Callica :

    Dearest Ewan, Pat and Family;
    I want you to know I am here for you during this difficult time. Let me know if I can help in any way. Wishing you God’s Peace & Love and comfort from the memories you have.

    Love you.

  2. Carolyn/ Klytt :

    I can’t tell you how much I am thinking about you all. I have many great memories of Dad Pat and all of the Clarke’s. You are my second family. Maybe my favourite. I will miss so may things in losing Nob. (Most definitely playing Cards Against Humanity, What and probably Caps in the early years. Great man , Great Family, Great memories.

  3. My heart and prayers go out to the whole family
    Even though i never got the privilege to meet this fine man, ive had the opportunity to see pictures, hear some of the stories and now i feel ive known him long enough to say be proud of this great person.
    Im sorry i cant be there but i promise you my heart and prayers are with all of you.
    Look forward to hear and see more about this man you call dad, husband or great friend.
    Love Shane Beal and Family

  4. Lisa Skinner :

    Thinking of you Cindy and all of your family!

  5. Dan & Gloria Beal :

    Dear Cindy & family:
    Our deepest sympathy for you & your family at this difficult time. You are in our thoughts.

  6. Melanie Ashford :

    My sincere condolences. Melanie Ashford

  7. David and Catherine Holland :

    Dear Pat and Ewan,
    Sending you and your family our Deepest Sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    Sending love and condolences.
    Dave and Cathie.

  8. Anetta & James :

    When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us.
    May you take comfort in knowing that you have an angel to watch over you now
    Please accept our condolences

  9. Jane and Eddie Ste marie :

    Hey Ceci and family so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Eddie and I will be making a donation to altzheimers as you know we have all been affected. Hugs to you all it is never easy!

  10. To you all, uncle nob is finally at peace and joining my dad and uncle beanie, I’m sure they will be causing havoc and looking down on us all with pride. It’s not been a year for us yet since dad has gone, and the hole is still raw, but we move on as they would want us to. He will be so proud of you all. Wish we could be there with you to say goodbye, we will be thinking off you all. Love Liz (cousin it) Ryan and Keri xx

  11. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Uncle Nobby was a warm and generous man and will be missed by many. He has left us with very fond memories and is now in a peaceful place. “Go kick my motorbike Nob”…..much love Gav, Sally, Luke, Leah, Jack and Owen xxxx

  12. Jan and Brian Drew :

    Dear Pat, Ewan and Cindy.
    So sad to hear the news about dear Nobby! Such a genuinely lovely man , always with a joke and smile whenever we met! Such an interesting man… always with a lot of knowledge to impart! How we loved to be in his company, never more so than when we spent that lovely holiday with Nob and you Pat on our adventure on the Rocky Mountaineer from Banff to Vancouver!
    Wonderful memories of a very special man! God bless and give you all the strength you need at this difficult time! Difficult for those left behind , but probably what dear Nobby would have wished. Sending much love as always
    From Jan and Brian xxx

  13. Pat, Ewan, Cindy, Cody and the rest of the Clarke Family
    We are saddened to hear of the loss of your dear Nobby. Comfort each other with stories of his well lived life, I’m sure it will make you all smile.
    If there is anything we can do for you on this end, please don’t hesitate to ask
    Thinking of all of you
    Love Pam & Les xoxo

  14. Bernadette and Dave Rigo :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Let us know if we can do anything at all. Thinking about you. Bernadette and Dave

  15. Avril and Michael :

    Dear Pat, Ewan and family,
    Our heartfelt thoughts of sympathy are sent to you at this time. We have good memories of Nobby even though we only met you both when we moved here ten years ago (through the gardening community). He was a comedian and a gentleman. We hope it helps to know that others care and share your loss.
    With love xx

  16. Jenny Jenvey :

    Dear Pat, Ewan and family
    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Love Jenny

  17. Colin & Brenda Clarke :

    Pat, Ewan and Family
    Our thoughts are with you.
    When I first met Nob he gave me a 1 Canadian dollar note. I still have the same. Happy memories stay with you forever.

    Love to you all
    Colin (Coga Nobs name for him)& Brenda

  18. Craig,
    Just wanted to let you know how sorry we are to learn of your father’s passing
    and we are thinking of you during this sad time. Please extend our sympathies to your
    family as well.
    John and Shawn

  19. David & Elizabeth :

    Dear Pat
    30 years ago we met you and Nobby at church. Since then your friendship has been a blessing to us. Memories of dear Nobby will keep him in our heart always.
    May God bless you Ewan and your family.

  20. Cindy and Craig ( Melon),
    I was so saddened to hear of the loss of your father . Although I have not seen Nobby in many years, I have such wonderful memories of a sweet, kind and gentle man who tolerated the gaggle of giggling teenage girls routinely gathered at your house in Clarkson. My deepest sympathies to Cody ,Pat, Ewan and the entire Clarke family .
    Louise

  21. Les and family x :

    To the whole family, thinking of you all at this sad time, sorry we can’t be there to say goodbye but will be raising a glass in his memory, stay strong. X

  22. Ann Robertson :

    So sorry for your loss, Pat. I enjoyed what short time I spent with Nobby. God Bless

  23. Craig and Family

    May the beautiful thoughts of your Father,
    linger on and bring comfort to your sad hearts.
    And may the love of your Family and the support
    of caring friends help you through this sad time.

    Sincere Sympathy

    Stephanie and Wally Dowhan

  24. Janet Saulter (nee Clarke) :

    Dear Pat, Scott ,Craig, Cindy and Ewan.
    We were very sorry to hear of the passing of “Uncle Nobby” we have fond memories of him
    from when we were growing up.
    Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.

    Lynda, Janet, Ruth and Rosanne
    or Lindy Loo, Tiddles, Boo Boo and Goggie (nicknames we were called by Uncle Nobby) xxx

  25. RICHARD & DIANE MEAD :

    NOBBY WAS A VERY GENTLE LITTLE SOUL AND WILL BE SADLY MISSED.
    HE LOVED HIS DOG “BARNYARD’ AND WAS AN AVID GARDENER .WE WILL MISS THE LITTLE HANGING BASKET SEARCHES WE USED TO GO ON WITH PAT AND NOBBY AND THE LUNCHES
    WHEN HE AND PAT CAME TO VISIT US.

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