Virgin Mary

Laurette M. (Marentette) Clark

November 23, 1932 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 87)


Her Legacy… Laurette Marie Clark, 87, passed away September 28, 2020.  She was born on November 23, 1932, in Staples, Ontario Canada, to Abel Marentette and Laurentia (Garant) Marentette. Laurette married the love of her life, Richard Clark, on August, 18, 1951, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Staples, Ontario. She will be remembered as a loving wife, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Laurette was a talented homemaker with a flair for making pies, cakes and cookies for her family, friends and neighbors. She was a woman devoted to her God and her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ as a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Laurette also fancied herself as an amateur hair dresser performing perms and coloring hair in her basement. She loved to garden raising raspberries, zucchinis and other fruits and vegetables and selling them on along the shoulder of Chilson Road in front of their property.

Her Family… Laurette will be missed by her children, Richard (Donna) Clark, Roger Clark, Annette (Phillip) Shelton, Michael (Terry) Clark; Lexi, Leah, Nicholas ; Siblings, Albertine, Hector, Laura, Leonard, Paul, Lucille, Charlie, Rosie, Madelaine, Rachael, Roger, Evelyn, Arthur, Louis; grandchildren Brian, Mary, Steven, Phillip; great grandchildren Ayden, Taleya, Wesley, Ellyana, Amanda, Julia, Alexis, Nicholas, Leah, Kaito, Anna; many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and brothers Leonard and Charlie along with sister Rachael.

Her Farewell… Laurette’s family and friends will gather on Friday, October 2, 2020 at Borek Jennings Funeral Home in Howell, Michigan from 9:30am to 10:30am. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Howell, Michigan will begin at 11:00am. Her burial will take place at St. Joseph’s Mt. Olivet Cemetery immediately following the Mass.  Father Gary Koenigsknecht will serve as celebrant. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Please leave a message of comfort for Laurette’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign her guestbook at

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Community Gathering
October 2, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Borek Jennings - Lamb Chapel, Howell
312 South Michigan Avenue
Howell, MI 48843

Mass of Christian Burial
October 2, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Howell
440 E. Washington St
Howell, MI 48843


St. Joseph Catholic Church
440 E Washington Street, Howell MI 48843
Tel: 1-517-546-0090