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C. Thomas Clarke

September 7, 1934 ~ September 10, 2018 (age 84)
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It is with great sadness that the family of C. Thomas Clarke of Methuen, born September 7, 1934, announces his passing on Monday September 10, 2018, with his loving family by his side. Tom, as he was known to many, owned and operated his business for many years, "Tom's Auto Body" located on Medford Street in Lawrence, MA.

Tom will be lovingly remembered by his wife Geraldine (Haynes) Clarke of Methuen to whom he would have celebrated 65 years of marriage on September 19, 2018. He will be forever remembered by his two daughters and their husbands, Laura and Richard Francis of Methuen and Debra and Dominic Rocca of Keene, NH.  Tom is fondly remembered by his daughter -in law Jeanne (Goodwin) Clarke, wife of Doug and granddaughter Desiree King of Lawrence as well as his grandson Christian Stone and his wife Elie Kaya and great grandson Gabriel Daniel-Thomas Stone all of California. Tom is also survived by his siblings, Ernie and Juanita Clarke of Kentucky and Linda Clarke of Nevada, sister- in-law Eleanor Cameron of Florida as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two sons, Charles/Chuck in 2017 and Douglas/Doug in 2005, his father and mother, Reginald and Laura (Bean)Clarke, His brothers Herbert and Reginald and his sister Violet Hargreaves.

Family and friends are invited to visiting hours on Friday September 14, 2018 from 4pm to 7pm at the Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen.  Burial in Elmwood Cemetery in Methuen will be private.  To leave an online condolence, please go to Tom’s tribute page at

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