Barbara A. Clark
AGE: 90 • Newark
Barbara A. Clark, 90, of Newark, DE, passed away unexpectedly at her home March 15, 2014. Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 3, 1923, Barbara was the daughter of the late Marie Busch Allen. She was a graduate of Upper Darby High School and during her youth, enjoyed spending time at the Jersey Shore in Ocean City, NJ at her grandparents' beach house. She worked for a time at Your Home as a sales associate, volunteered at the Blood Bank of Delaware and was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church. Barbara was an avid sports enthusiast and particularly rooted for the Philadelphia Phillies and the Villanova Wildcats. She travelled widely with her husband, visiting places such as Australia and New Zealand and spent a number of winters in Florida. Her hobbies included sketching, gardening, crossword puzzles and was a voracious reader. She loved listening to music, especially Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. She will be remembered as a kind, supportive neighbor and a woman who loved her family, especially her grandchildren.
Surviving are her three daughters, all of Wilmington; Barbara Berrick (Howard), Eileen Clark (Frank) and Nancy Clark Roberts; and three grandchildren; Erin Mannis, Emily Mannis and Leah Berrick. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Fred.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 82 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711 on Saturday, March 22nd at 10:30am with a visitation at the church beginning at 9:30am. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greyhound Adoptions of Florida and mailed to R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 West Main St., Newark, DE 19711. To send condolences visit www.rt foard.com
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