Mr. Donald Leverton Clarke, born July 7, 1928 in Lowell, Mass. died March 15, 2013 of renal failure at his home in Peachtree City, Ga.
He moved to Nutley, N.J. in 1939 where he met his wife Mildred Jane Elsishans. In 1992, they retired to the bay front in Manahawkin, N.J. before coming to Peachtree City in 2004 to live near their daughter and family. Donald worked for Esso/Exxon for 30 years and was a member of the New Jersey State Fireman’s Association due to his many years as a Nutley Volunteer Fireman.
Donald was preceded in death by his son Greg Clarke in 2008.
He is survived by his wife of almost 64 years Mildred Clarke; daughter Carol Clarke Rosen and her husband Steven; grandchildren Matthew and Alyson Rosen; sister Charlotte Hahn, as well as many nieces and nephews around the country.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Peachtree City. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 to 4 p.m. A private burial will be held in New Jersey sometime in the future.
Carl J Mowell & Son, Peachtree City, Ga. – www.mowellfuneralhome.com