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Bill Clarke

Andrew Clarke

May 08, 1972 - December 01, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Andrew Clarke. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual and in person gatherings, we will share details here. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Andy – Determined Spirit, Gentle Soul It is with extreme sadness that family and friends announce the passing of Andrew Timothy Clarke on Dec 1, 2020.  Born May 8, 1972, Andrew was diagnosed with brain cancer on July 16 and his resolute battle to stay positive and thankful throughout the medical process is a memory we cherish.  His wife Alison Hodges Clarke and 2 sons Owen and John will remember him always. Pre-deceased by his father...  see more
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  • Marcel Janisse
    Happy Birthday, Andrew!

    You are forever in our hearts.

    We miss you dearly.

    Rest in peace, my friend.
  • Mike Marks
    My condolences to the Clarke family for their loss. 
    While I’m sure that I met Andrew in high school so many years ago it wasn’t until our 20s that we came to know each other better. Invariably, back in those days outings with our high school...  more
  • Thomas Galikowski
    My sincere condolences to the Clarke Family.
    Earliest recollections of Andrew for me came during our years at Humberside. He was introduced as a friend by a friend, and I immediately felt at ease and taken by his warm and witty ways. Over time as I got...  more
  • Alex Gioultouridis
    My condolences to the Clarke family and to all those who knew Andrew.

    I only had the fortune of catching up with Andrew once a year at the annual Golf Weekend, but right from day one (15+ years ago), he welcomed me as if I been part of the gang for...  more
  • Peter  Ruprecht
    I first met Andrew in the middle of high school through friends of friends. He was a positive, friendly, funny guy each and every time I met him.
    He was always the first person to ask how you were or what you needed.
    We have been lucky as a group to have...  more
  • Kerry Griffin
    My condolences to Andrew’s family, such a loss leaves a hole that can’t be filled. I only got to see Andrew once or twice a year on golf trips but it was always amazing how he could make you feel like you were important and cared about. His smile and...  more
  • Bill Missios
  • Paul Mathias
    My heartfelt condolences to the Clarke family and to all who's lives were touched by Andrew.

    Whether you knew him for decades or just met a day ago, Andrew always found a way
    - often with his quick wit and infectious laugh - to add a bit more colour...  more
  • Ken Steggles
    It has been said by more than a few people, bears repeating -- when I think back to when I first met Andrew which would have been 1985, I was impressed by his care for others right at the get go. All he was concerned about was what others around him...  more
  • Chris Vardy
    Andrew could fit in with any crowd and he made sure that everyone in the crowd felt like they belonged. A quality, among many of his that will be sorely missed. My sincere condolences to all friends and family.
  • Bill Missios
    I would like to begin by offering my condolences to the entire Clarke family. Andrew was a dear friend and recognized his devotion to family and his friends. You have lost a loving husband, a wonderful dad, an incredible son, a great brother, terrific...  more
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    • Bill Missios
      Bill Missios Forever remembered, forever missed. You will always remain my friend.
      • December 22, 2020
  • M Hamade
    Alison, Owen, Johnny & the Clarke family,
    In this time of sorrow, kindly accept my deepest sympathies for your immeasurable loss.

    Dear Andrew,
    With a friendship that grew from kindergarten there are countless memories to be recalled but it’s the...  more
  • Bill Clarke
    Bill Clarke added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Andrew Clarke:
    Toronto Tower Hill Apt Party
  • Bill Clarke
    Bill Clarke added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Andrew Clarke:
    1997 Ferg May Birthdays
  • Bill Clarke
    From Laura Ferguson and Jim Wainwright: Cousin Andrew was an important person from the day he was born! My first real memory was his birth announcement! The metric system was peeking its head over the horizon and the newspaper announcement of Andrew...  more
  • Mike Garlock
    Mike Garlock added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Andrew Clarke:
    This inspired Driving,ca
  • Mike Garlock
    Thank you for setting up this celebration of life page as a tribute to Andrew. I appreciate the opportunity to share an “Andrew Story”. There are so many great traits that Andrew had. Simply put, he is one of the best people who I have ever...  more
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    • Mike Garlock
      Bill Missios I think, I know which hole you were referring to Mike. I may have had some influence. A true friend, 100%.
      • December 20, 2020
  • Tessa Clarke
    There are so many wonderful memories of Uncle Andy, it’s hard to pick one. He was a thoughtful and kind soul, and spent many years making Brianna, Rebecca and I laugh uncontrollably as kids. Most memorable was the multi-year joke that we would get a...  more
  • Bill Clarke
    New picture of a suave, yet sneaky Andrew in 1995 in Wolfville NS. It was a full family trip to the Acadia Theatre Festival.
  • Bill Clarke
    Bill Clarke added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Andrew Clarke:
    wolfville 1997
  • Bill Clarke
    From Lisa DelGuidice
    When I think of Andrew I immediately have a smile on my face because Andrew was one of the funniest individuals I ever met. He shared his humour verbally, through hilarious emails and in his actions. He always had that smirky yet...  more
  • Greg Ferguson
    My condolences to Alison, Owen, John and to Marie, Bill, Kenneth and the rest of the extended family.
    My cousin Andrew had that fantastic smile when he walked into the room at the May/November family birthdays. It usually morphed into a grin and then a...  more
  • Kate Belmore
    Thanks for setting this up, Bill.

    One of my favourite memories of Uncle Andy was when he crashed our cottage dance practice and showed off his many "moves". This was the summer of 2011, before my Mom and Art's wedding, when Tess and Bri were...  more
  • Bill Clarke
    Bill Clarke added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Andrew Clarke:
  • Brianna Clarke
    Brianna Clarke added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Andrew Clarke:
    wedding Day
  • Brianna Clarke
    My Uncle Andrew, or as we called him for many years "Uncle", was always up for a game. He brought the sense of excitement that could make anyone feel better, whether it be through his bright smile and/or his low-pitched belly laugh. Magic...  more
  • Bill Clarke
    In video -- What is the meaning of the costume and set?
    1) Russia hockey sweater was a gift from Andrew and Alison at my 50th bday.  Cyrlllic letters of Tretiak on back - made in Russia - most prized possession.
    2) The Hockey picture in background...  more
  • Bill Clarke
    Bill Clarke - a text of the video is here:
    Andrew Eulogy
    With age and experience you can transform facts into knowledge into understanding
    If only it were that easy or that clear.
    I watched Andrew grow up, as I grew up 10 yrs ahead. I wondered why he...  more