Joseph-Clarke-Obituary

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Joseph Bernard Clarke

Summerville, South Carolina

Jun 26, 1937 – Dec 23, 2015

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BORN
June 26, 1937
DIED
December 23, 2015
LOCATION
Summerville, South Carolina

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James A. Dyal Funeral Home Obituary

Joseph Bernard Clarke, 78, of Summerville, husband of Gloria Jean (Cochran) Clarke, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Summerville Medical Center.

Friends and family may call at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 11001 Dorchester Road, Summerville on Monday December 28, 2015 from 6 o'clock until 8 o'clock PM. Funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11 o'clock AM. Entombment will follow at Dorchester Memory Gardens Mausoleum, 11000 Dorchester Road, Summerville.

Joe was born on June 26, 1937 in Washington, DC son of the late Bernard L. Clarke and Mary Elizabeth (Jones) Clarke. He was a retired veteran of the United States Navy where he served for 23 years. He enjoyed working in the church and loved traveling. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree Assembly and a member of The Ancient Order of Hibernians. He was also a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife Gloria are: one son: Kenneth James Clarke (Jennifer ) of Lafayette, IN; one daughter: Kimberly Denise Clarke of Charleston; two grandchildren: Evan Gregory Clarke and Emily Elizabeth Clarke; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Theresa Kreitzer.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Theresa Catholic Church, "Building Fund", 11001 Dorchester Road, Summerville, SC 29485.

A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jamesadyal.com.

ARRANGEMENTS BY JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 S. MAIN STREET, SUMMERVILLE, SC 29483 (843) 873-4040

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Jean, so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. It was a pleasure and honor to have known him......I willkeep him, you and all of your family in my prayers..... Barb Cox

Kimberly and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

MAY GOD WRAP HIS LOVING ARMS AROUND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS TIME OF SORROW AND MAY YOU FIND COMFORT KNOWING HE WILL LIVE ON IN ETERNITY.

Joe will be missed by all that know both him and Jean. We met through one of his passions, travel, and became good friends, family by choice. We had many experiences together that we couldn't forget if we had tried to. Rest in peace Joe knowing that it has been a pleasure and a privilege to hav.e you and Jean in our lives.

When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing that you have an angel to watch over you now. I extend my most sincere condolences to you.

My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Kim, Craig, and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We pray God's peace and comfort for your family.

The Bruen Family

My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family, KC. I am so very sorry for your loss.