James Clarke passed away at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital on August 22, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Clarke is survived by his children, James, Anthony (Laurene), Raymond (Tammy), Janet (John) Clarke-Platt, and Peggy (Steve) Sabatino; thirteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, John (Judy) and Frank (Helene); and a sister, Charlotte (George) Baillie; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years, Josephine, his parents, Raymond and Emily Clarke, his brothers, Raymond, Charles and Robert, and his in-laws, Michael and Carmella Esposito, Ralph Esposito, Nick and Eunice Umano, James and Julia Sylvester and Carmella “mulu” DeMartino.
Beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, Mr. Clarke devoted his life to his family. He worked at Western Electric in Cicero for over thirty years and has now gone to rest with his beloved wife, Josephine.
Visitation Wednesday August 24, 2016 3 to 8 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home 350 S. Ardmore Ave, Villa Park, Il and where prayers will be said on Thursday August 25, 2016 9:15 a.m. followed by a 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. Pius X Church, Lombard, IL
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rush University Medical Center/Parkinsonism’s Programs.
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