Ruby M. Clarke Obituary

July 18, 2017 Obituary

Ruby M. Clarke, Farrell, Pennsylvania - obit

FARRELL, Pennsylvania – Ruby M. Clarke of Farrell passed away at 11:25 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2017, in her home. She was 88.

Ruby was born March 3, 1929, in Brooklyn, New York, a daughter of Isaac and Olive (Gibson) Clarke and attended Brooklyn Area Schools.

Ruby moved to Farrell in 1972, then to Michigan in 1999 and recently returned to Farrell.

Ruby worked at various places in the healthcare field. She worked several years as a nurse’s assistant at Brooklyn Veterans Hospital and later had her own home healthcare at 305 Fruit Ave., Farrell.

Ruby was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Hermitage.

She was a devoted and multi-talented woman. She enjoyed sewing and was a great seamstress and cook. She received great joy from taking care of people and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by a daughter, Regina Dallas and her husband, Jeffrey, Hermitage; six grandchildren, Sherry Clarke, Sharon Clarke, Sheila Villanueva, Shonda Ponsford, Shannon Clarke and Terry Wilder; ten great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, George, Isaac and Prince Clarke.

There are no calling hours.

Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2885 Hann Hill Rd., Hermitage.

Arrangements by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 East State St., Sharon.
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A television tribute will air Monday, July 24 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.