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September 21, 2013
Marie Louise Clark, 82, of New Philadelphia, passed away Saturday morning at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.
Born in Pottsville, Jan. 7, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Fredrick A. and Elizabeth Maley Smith.
Mary Louise was a graduate of Pottsville Catholic High School.
She was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia.
She had been employed at Sears and Roebuck and Boscov's department stores, both of Pottsville, until retiring.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James S. Clark, Jan. 21, 2005; and a brother, James Smith.
Mary Louise is survived by four sons, Stephen Clark and wife, Patricia, Mohrsville, James Clarke and wife, Susan, Collegeville, Philip Clarke and wife, Eileen, State College, and Christopher Clarke and wife, Sarah, Pottsville; a daughter, Kimberly Riedel, Harrisburg; a brother, Albert Smith, Pottsville; a sister, Elizabeth Smith, Wilmington, Del.; grandchildren, Joshua Clarke, Samantha Clarke, Caitlin Riedel, Jordan Riedel, Liam Clarke, Aidan Clarke, Tate Clarke, Cullen Clarke and Ethan Clarke.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia, with the Rev. Ronald J. Minner as the celebrant. Friends and relatives may call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will be in Holy Family Cemetery. In memory of Mary Louise, the family requests contributions be made to Holy Cross Memorial Fund or James S. Clark New Philadelphia Little League Field. Thomas J. Bartashus Funeral Home, New Philadelphia, is in charge of arrangements.
Bartashus Funeral Home
63 Kimber St New Philadelphia, PA 17959
Published in Republican & Herald from Sept. 23 to Sept. 25, 2013