Castleknock College Union

John Clarke, class '68

Aug 28, 2023
John Clarke, class '68 -

The Union was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of John Clarke (class '68), son of the late Brendan (class '37) and brother of David (class '72), Peter (class '74), Mark (class '76) and Gregory (class '82).

Clarke, John, Dalkey, Co. Dublin (formerly of Athboy and Irish National Stud, Kildare) peacefully in the company of his family at Blackrock Hospice, following a long illness. Beloved husband of Monica, loving father to Jonathan and “Gaga” to his darling granddaughter Lottie. He will be sadly missed by his daughter-in-law Sinéad, his brothers David, Peter, Mark and Gregory, family Declan and Cora, his nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

May He Rest in Peace

Funeral Mass to take place in the Church of the Assumption, Castle Street, Dalkey, at 10am on Wednesday, 7th of June 2023.

There will be no burial as John has donated his body to UCD School of Medicine.

The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to all the staff at both Blackrock Hospice and Blackrock Clinic for their care of John, in particular Eoin Tiernan and David Fennelly.

No flowers, please. Donations, if desired, to Irish Cancer Society or Irish Hospice Foundation.

Requiescat in Pace