Katie May Clarke


Greenbush - Katie May Clarke, formally of River Vale NJ, passed away peacefully, July 27th, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph, who she married, July 4th 1945. Katie is survived by her children Janice Semp and husband Lenny of Rutland, VT, Bruce Clarke and wife Connie of Brick, NJ, grandchildren, Tammy Colby and husband Gary, Jefffrey Semp and wife Suzanne, Nicole St.Lawrence and husband Patrick, Bruce Clarke Jr. and wife Jessica, Heather Rice and husband Brian. Great Grandchildren, Benjamin and Justin Colby, Joshua Lucas, Reverdy and Emma Clarke ,Taylor, Sophie and Colman Rice. Great Granddaughters Vera and Arora Colby. Her Maine friends became her family, their love and kindness were a constant joy in her life, be it chats over Monday morning coffee, playing cards or sharing dinners. With love and gratitude to her Maine family, Wayne and PG Gontonski, Sue, Buzz and Bryan Smithson, Shannon and Steve Lyons and her friends at the VFW. In lieu of flowers, contributions in the name of Katie Clarke may be made to St. Joseph Hospital, 360 Broadway Bangor, ME. 04401 or VFW Post 3381 , 173 Main St. Old Town, ME 04668.
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Cindy Call
Aug 12, 2019
My yearly summer visit , eating lunch sharing memories and looking at lots of pics. I will miss her and miss calling her and chatting.
Alice & Dick
Aug 07, 2019
Janice, Bruce and family - our hearts are with you -Katie was like a mother to us and the VFW family -all of us will be a long time healing because of the loss but take comfort in knowing she and Ralph are back together -our love and prayers to all of you