GORDON CLARKE
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Douglass Funeral Home - Lexington
51 Worthen Road
Lexington, MA
CLARKE, Gordon "Buddy" Of Lexington, July 14, 2014. Beloved Husband of 46 years to Diane E. (Morgan) Clarke. Devoted Father of Gordon "Brud" Clarke, his wife Danielle of Natick, and daughter Lacey E. Jensen and her husband Jonathan of North Reading. Dedicated Papa to 5 grandchildren: Savannah, Braeden and Alexa Clarke, and Owen and Jake Jensen. Loving Brother of Nancy McLaughlin of Arlington, William Clarke of Fitzwilliam, NH, and Susan Mahoney of Portland, ME. Survived by many nieces and nephews and wonderful friends. A funeral service will be held Friday, July 18 at Grace Chapel: 59 Worthen Road, Lexington at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Douglass Funeral Home: 51 Worthen Road, Lexington Thursday from 3:00-8:00 pm. Donations in his memory may be made to the National Brain Tumor Society, Boston Brain Tumor Walk at www.braintumor.org, to benefit Team Tavilla-Clarke.

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Published by Boston Globe from Jul. 15 to Jul. 16, 2014.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jul
17
Visitation
3:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Douglass Funeral Home - Lexington
51 Worthen Road, Lexington, MA
Jul
18
Funeral service
10:00a.m.
Grace Chapel
59 Worthen Road, Lexington , MA
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So sorry to hear of Buddy's passing. Please accept my sincere sympathies during this difficult time.
Julie Fusco(AHS 66)
July 23, 2014
Sorry about your loss.

Anne Lynch
July 22, 2014
So sorry Clarke family for your loss
Randy Spiro
July 20, 2014
I'm so sorry for,your loss. Buddy was 2 years ahead of me at BC and became my insurance agent while I was still an undergraduate. He ultimately brought me in to the insurance business. Ni looked forward to seeing him at the Pike's Peak Hockey Club golf tournament every year.
Jack Murray
July 19, 2014
Diane and Family:

Our condolences to you and your family on the passing of Buddy. AHS Class of l964
Arlington High School
July 18, 2014
Gently and quietly may comfort and peace flow into your spirits and bring healing to your hearts. With love.
Elaine Clarke
July 17, 2014
My heartfelt condolences. I still have the sweetest letter he wrote me after Lacey's wedding. His acknowledgement of thanks was such a special and thoughtful message from a father of the bride. It spoke of what a wonderful man Buddy was. I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you, Sandy Knox
Sandta Knox
July 17, 2014
Susan, Please accept my sincere sympathy on the passing of your brother, Buddy.
Nancy (Manley) Bower
Parsonsfield, Me
July 16, 2014
I had the privilege of meeting Buddy many
years ago thru our group golf trips to Florida. He was a classy gentleman. He touched many lives and will be missed.
Bob (Oke) O'Connor
July 16, 2014
Diane...I was so very saddened to read of Buddy's passing. He was such a great guy, and you were the most beautiful couple at AHS. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May you find peace in your memories. Sincerely, Phyllis Carr Capers
Phyllis (Carr) Capers
July 16, 2014
Diane,

We are very saddened to learn of Buddy's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts.

Jeanne & Randy Corbett
July 16, 2014
He certainly was a loving father, and the life of the party too. Clearly, he will be missed. Sorry to hear the news.
Danielle DiDio
July 16, 2014
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Buddy. Your family is in our thoughts.
National Brain Tumor Society
July 16, 2014
Dear Diane and family,

Bless you all during this difficult time.

Buddy put up such a fight and he will be greatly missed by all.

Eventually I pray that the happy memories you all shared will help comfort you and may Buddy's soul rest in peace.

Sincerely,
Janice (Cofran) Weber
July 16, 2014
Lacey and Diane, there are no words to express how Gordie impacted our lives. He took such good care of us professionally at first, then he quickly became more...a true friend who kept up with Terry and encouraged him while he battled chemo. I can still see him sitting in our patio laughing & taking Terry's mind off how badly he felt. He was a generous and caring man who has left a big hole in many lives.
Eugenia Doherty
July 15, 2014
For you daddy
Your Lace
July 15, 2014
Gordie: Your father's physical life may be gone but his living spirit remains within you forever.
God Bless....Drew's Dad
July 15, 2014
In the short time I knew Buddy as my next door neighbor, he left a lasting impression on me. He will be missed.

Hopefully someday in our lifetimes we will see a cure for these terrible diseases that take way too many good people too soon.
Bill Laird
July 15, 2014
Diane,my heart goes out to you and your family .Its stinks, I know!!!!
Your Cousin Bill Bennett
July 15, 2014
What a great guy...great family!!
Dan and Jan Whitney
July 15, 2014
dear diane & family...my heart goes out to all of you!! how blessed i am to have known such a great guy, and to have shared a hug on his last visit to oak lee...so many memories you all have!! my love & prayers... barbara theriault
July 15, 2014
So very sorry for your loss. Buddy was such a lively, pleasant man. He and you all fought a good fight with his cancer. Love, Loretta
July 15, 2014
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