Loretta Anna Clarke, 98, of Morrisonville, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 1:30 a.m. at Meadow Manor in Taylorville.
She was born December 13, 1913 at Morrisonville the daughter of John and Katherine (Aherin) Connor. She married Malcolm B. Clarke on September 14, 1949 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Farmersville; he preceded her in death on January 10, 1962. Loretta was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Maurice Catholic Church and Altar and Rosary Society.
Survivors include, sons, James (wife, Barbara) Clarke and John Clarke both of Morrisonville; seven grandchildren, Michael Clarke, Michele (husband, Don) Ferrill (deceased), David (wife, Jodi) Clarke, Rob (wife, Stacey) Clarke, Lori (husband, Matt) Wemple, Brenda (husband, Chad) Lavin and Tharin (wife, Alicia) Clarke; several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her husband; parents; brothers, Lester and Glenn Connor; sisters, Margaret Stockton, Sister Mary Mercy OP and Veronica Reeves; granddaughter, Michele Ferrill.
Funeral mass will be held on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Morrisonville with Father Gerald Bunse officiating. Burial will follow at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, September 17 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at St. Maurice Catholic Church. Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.