Obituaries 05-06-2021

Donna Clarke

Owned Clarke Industrial Sales in Lynn

Donna M. Clarke, 77, of Naples, FL, passed away on April 21 at her daughter’s home with her family by her side.

Born in Lynn on June 15, 1943, Donna loved and was loved by her family and friends. She was the loving spouse for 54 years of the late John D. Clarke Sr. They were high school sweethearts. She was a dedicated and loving mother to her son, John D. Clarke Jr, her daughter Kelly (Clarke) DeLeo and her husband, Anthony R. DeLeo Jr.  She loved and adored her four grandchildren: Ashley, Anthony and Alex DeLeo and Britnay Clarke and she absolutely loved her great-granddaughter, Aubrey.

A graduate of Lynn English High School. Donna had a great passion for golf and spending time at the beach, as well as spending time with her family and friends. She loved her Stonebridge family and community. Donna loved shopping, especially for her great-granddaughter, Aubrey.

She was a successful business owner of Clarke Industrial Sales in Lynn. You could find Donna easily chatting and making friends in the Dunkin Donuts line as well as enjoying a little road trip to the Casino from time to time. She was grateful for her many years of friendships all the way from Massachusetts to her Stonebridge community. She gave back to the community in many ways including participating in the Relay for Life Cancer Charity Walks put on by the American Cancer Society.

She was very thankful and grateful that she could spend the final weeks of her life surrounded by her family on a daily basis. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends.

In lieu of flowers you may send donations to the American Cancer Society or

A small memorial gathering will be held at the Stonebridge CC Veranda, with social distancing, at a later date.       

To sign Donna’s guest register or leave condolences, please visit

Arrangements are being handled by Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home Family – Owned and Operated Since 1978.

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