Linneaus W. “Len" Clarke, 83 of Salem, NH passed away on Saturday December 25, 2021 at Holy Family Hospital. Mr. Clarke was born in Methuen and was raised and educated in Lawrence Schools. Before retirement, Len worked in maintenance at Mary Immaculate Nursing Center, Lawrence.
His family members include his wife of 62 years Dorothy (Watson) Clarke, his sons David Clarke and his wife Linda of Derry, NH and Douglas Clarke of Plaistow, NH. He also leaves his daughter Pamela Perron and her husband William. Len also leaves 6 grandchildren Dr. Bryan Clarke and his wife Veronica, Renee Ansaldi and her husband Michael, Benjamin Clarke and his wife Margarita, Ashley Ginchereau and her husband Corey, Raechel Flanders and her husband Dennis and Alexis Clarke and her significant other Victor Onuoha. Len also leaves several great grandchildren and many nieces and nephew. He was predeceased by his son Dana Clarke.
Family and friends are invited to visitation from 9:30 am to 11 am on Thursday December 30, 2021 at St. Joseph Church, 40 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079. A Funeral Mass will follow the visitation at 11:00 am on Thursday at the church. To leave an online condolence, please visit Len’s tribute page at www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com.