Ethel Mae Clark

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  • "We gained another angel Ethel,,your friendship,love and..."
    - Sandy Clark
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    - Sandy Clark
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    - Caroline Bailey
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    - Glady Fogarty
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Ethel Mae Clark, 82, formerly of Primrose, passed away Friday peacefully at Country Meadows Retirement Community, Allentown.

Ethel was born in Frackville, Feb. 26, 1930, a daughter of the late Charles and Mildred Ferguso Klinger.

Ethel was the wife of the late John J. Clark.

She was a member of the former St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Minersville, and currently of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Minersville.

She was employed as a bank teller and loan officer at Girard and Mellon Banks.

Ethel was an instrumental member of the committee to erect the sign which sits at site of the former Cass Townshp High School commemorating the Cass Township Condors 1957 football team that went unbeaten, untied and unscored upon.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was pre ceded in death by a son, Thomas J. Clark; brothers, William, Stewart, Harry and Robert Clark; sisters, Dorothy Gutzwa and Pearl Costick.

Ethel is survived by a daughter, Anne Joyce Melick, wife of Robert, Zionsville; a son, John C. Clark and his wife, Pamela, Garnet Valley; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 11 a.m. St. Michael the Archangel, Minersville, with the Rev. Adam C. Sedar officiating. Friends are invited to attend a visitation from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville. Interment will be at Schuylkill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made in Ethel's name to the Heartland Hospice 881 Marcon Blvd. suite 3700 Allentown, PA 18109, and will be accepted at the funeral home the morning of the service. Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville, is entrusted with arrangements.

Published in Republican & Herald from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2013