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Josephine Harriet "Jo" Clarke

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Josephine Harriet "Jo" Clarke

November 21, 1923 - June 25, 2021

Peacefully at Extendicare in Cobourg on Friday, June 25th, 2021, Jo Clarke (nee Harrington) at 97 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Gordon Clarke. Cherished aunt to numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Jo worked many years at her family business Clarke Bros. Men’s Wear store which was a fixture of Cobourg’s main street until the late 90’s. She will be sadly missed by her family, friends and all who knew her. Cremation with a private family interment at the Heritage Cemetery of St. Peter. Those wishing may make a memorial donation to the Northumberland Humane Society.

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Arthur and Nancy Dalgarno - July 6, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Jeanette Drury - July 5, 2021

A loved one's passing is never easy. Our heartfelt condolences on your loss. From Jo's long time neighbours, Clayton Drury and his family Joanne, Jeanette and Wayne.

Linda & Jim MacDonald - July 3, 2021

Diana and Marianne-So sorry to hear of Jo's passing. She was such a lovely lady. I'm sure she will be greatly missed. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. God bless.

Gabrielle & Kathy McMurdo - July 3, 2021

Dear Norm, Diana, Marianne & family,- Sending you our deepest sympathies for your loss.

Jim and Linda Wong - June 30, 2021

Norm, Diana Marianne and all the family. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Aunt Joe was a very strong lady and we all know she certainly wouldn't be happy with how her world had changed. We have to believe she is in a better place. Love to you all, with big HUGS thrown in there as well. Jim and Linda

Norma Haraldsson - June 30, 2021

Jo was such a special lady. I enjoyed playing bridge with her at the Market Building. She had a sparkling wit and sense of humour. She will be missed by everyone at the bridge club. Norma

Garry Sharpe - June 28, 2021 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Northumberland Humane Society

Joan Kemp - June 28, 2021

Sorry to learn of Jo’s passing. Jo and Gord were great neighbours to mom and dad on Abbott. May she Rest In Peace.

Peter Provost - June 27, 2021

Marianne, Johnny and family. We are so sad to hear of Aunt Jo's passing Warm thoughs of sympathy are with you now, along with prayers that God will be especially close to you in the days ahead. Love Pete & Cathy

Jackie Hodgins - June 27, 2021

Diana I am thinking about you and your family. Sending love, healing and prayers. Jackie

Inga Belge - June 27, 2021

I met Jo late in her life, when she came to live at Palisade Gardens. I liked her immediately because Jo was a force to be reckoned with...a smart woman who knew what she wanted, knew what she liked and what she didn', she had a clever sense of humour. I liked her style! I liked her. May she rest in peace. Condolences to her family and friends.

Robert Clement - June 27, 2021

Gracious lady always friendly good times as competitor from Primeau Men’s and Boy’s Wear next door.. Thoughts and prayers with the nieces and nephews. Bob and Susan Clement

Carol Ann Westlund - June 27, 2021

I loved having Jo for my bridge partner, she was usually tolerant of my stupid mistakes…not always though. RIP dear Jo.

Shane and Kathy Maclean - June 27, 2021

We were saddened to hear of Jo's passing. We played many bridge games with Her and loved her feistiness and humour. We will miss her. Our most sincere condolences to her family. Kathy and Shane Maclean

Judy Elliott - June 26, 2021

Dear Norm, Diana, Marianne and families I was saddened to hear of your Aunt Jo’s passing. She was a great lady, so friendly and kind. Lived a long and full life. Keep your happy memories close. Thinking of you all.

Robin Beck - June 26, 2021

I worked for Jo for many years before moving back to Toronto. During that time we became friends and I cherished the time I spent with her. To her family my sincere condolences. She was a tough lady but fair, loved her dogs, family and friends. May the many memories you have of time spent with her help confort you in your time of grief.

Barbara Rusk - June 26, 2021

Diana & family. Please accept my sincere sympathy on the passing of Jo. She certainly was a lovely gracious lady. Enjoyed our bridge games so much .

Connie Stuckless - June 26, 2021

Diana, Marriann, Norm & Families-Really sorry to hear of your Aunt Jo's passing. Thoughts & prayers with all of you

Brenda Cochrane - June 26, 2021

Dear Diana I was sorry to hear of your Aunt Jo’s passing. She was a wonderful neighbour on Abbott. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Suzanne & Ray Provost - June 26, 2021

Dear Marriann, Diana, Norm & families. We were so very sorry to hear of your Aunt Jo's passing!! She was such a big part of your lives and will be missed very much. Please accept our sincere sympathies at this difficult time. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs.