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Dorothy M. Clarke
CUMBERLAND - Dorothy M. Clarke (O'Connell), 87, of Thomas Dr., passed away Wednesday in Cortland Place, Smithfield. She was the beloved wife of the late William Clarke.
Born in Pawtucket she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Mary (McNulty) O'Connell. She resided in Cumberland since 1961. She was a graduate of the former Pawtucket West High School and had also attended the former Bryant and Stratton Business School. At one time Mrs. Clarke had worked at the Pawtucket City Hall and in the former family business, O'Connell's Package Store on East Ave.
She was a communicant of St. John Vianney Church, Cumberland, a member of the Erie Society and the Irish Social Club both of Pawtucket.
Mrs. Clarke leaves three sons, Steven M. Clarke of Wakefield, Robert P. and Daniel E. Clarke both of Cumberland. She also leaves five grandchildren, Patrick, Ashley, Daniel, Sean and Molly Clarke. She was the sister of the late Walter F. and Ralph E. O'Connell.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Church, 103 Pine St., Pawtucket. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling hours are respectfully omitted. Guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com.