It is with great sadness that Hockey NL announces the passing of the late Walter Clarke. Walter passed away Sunday, May 21 at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Center, Grand Falls-Windsor at the age of 91. Walter was a Hockey NL Life Member.
Predeceased by his parents Lavinia and Augustus Clarke. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 61 years, Gladys, brothers Eric (Dorothy), Roy (Betty), Arnold (Joyce) as well as a large circle of extended family and friends. Throughout his life Walter was active in many organizations. He was a lifetime member of the Newfoundland Amateur Hockey Association, a member of Rotary, President of the Grand Falls Curling Club, a Grand Falls-Windsor Town Councillor, a member of the Newfoundland Labrador Teacher’s Association, a member of U.C. Men’s Choir and a MUN Alumnus.
No flowers by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Children’s Wish Foundation or any charity of choice. Visitation will be at Central Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from Memorial United Church.