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Clara L. Clark

Clara F. Clark, 101, of Lancaster, wife of the late Russell W. Clark entered into rest on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Quarryville Presbyterian Home. Clara was born on September 17, 1909 in Lancaster, PA to the late Andrew Jackson and Mabel Hess Flenard. She spent her entire life in Lancaster. Clara was a graduate of the all Girls High School on Chestnut and Charlotte Streets in Lancaster and St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, graduating in 1930 as a registered nurse.

Clara worked for several years as a registered nurse at the Alms House, located on the corner of King and Broad Streets. After working 40 years as a registered nurse, she retired as head registered nurse from 4 South at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Lancaster, PA.

In 1941 she married Russell W. Clark and had two children.

Clara is survived by her two sons, Michael C. husband of Carol Clark, Holtwood, PA, Patrick J. husband of Cathy Clark, New Port Richey, FL, a granddaughter, Michelle Mielnik, a great grandson, Braiden Mielnik and a niece Elaine Leknes, Dunnellon, Fl.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Prince and Vine Streets, Lancaster on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 10:00AM with Rev. Leo Goodman as Celebrant. Interment will be private. Friends may pay their respects to the family from 9:30-10:00AM on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Clara’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603. To send online condolences, please visit: Snyder FuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory 717-393-9661

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May the Lord Jesus Christ provide you with his comfort in this time of your grief.  We at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community were privileged to serve Clara.  I’m sorry that I will not be available to attend the service for your dear Clara.  
With our prayers for you,
Chaplain Steve

To say Clara will be missed does not seem like enough,  She provided alot of laughter and love through out the years I was privileged to have know her. She became the "Grandmother" I lost many years ago.  I will miss her.

Love,
June Hassel

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