Ernest F. Clark

Ernest F. Clark, 57, of Pine Grove, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.

Born in Pottsville, May 8, 1955, he was a son of the late Leroy Arthur and Fiora Rose Natale Clark.

Ernest loved being around people and going to church.

He was a member of the Schuylkill Church of the Brethren.

Surviving are five sisters, Alice Breslin and companion, Ken Matz, Pottsville, Teresa, wife of Richard Small, Annville, Barbie, wife of Thomas Matyniak, Delaware, Rose Nordall, Pine Grove, Anna, wife of Paul Breidgan, Oley; one brother, Arthur Clark, Tower City; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11 at Schuylkill Church of the Brethren, 347 Sweet Arrow Lake Road, Pine Grove, with Pastor Richard Hoffman officiating. There will be a viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Interment will be at Church of the Brethren, Cemetery. The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Church of the Brethren, c/o Lois Lehman, 26 Pine Hill Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963, in his memory. H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in News Item on Jan. 10, 2013