Patrick J. Clarke Sr., 58, of the Newtown section of Hanover Township, died Friday evening, February 1, 2019, at home.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Raymond T. and Jane Ellen Bingham Clarke, of Ashley and was a graduate of Hanover High School, Luzerne County Community College and attended Misericordia. He was a logistic specialist for a local courier service and was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St Leo the great Council 12089 and its 4th degree Bishop Hafey Assembly. Pat was an avid Notre Dame, Green Bay Packers and the New York Yankees Fan and enjoyed traveling to South Bend, Indiana for Notre Dame Games. He would often cheer on his nephews, at their Hanover Area Wrestling Matches, one of his favorite past times. Patrick loved his dogs, cooking and playing golf.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Raymond, Kevin and Ellen Clarke.
In addition to his parents, Patrick is survived by his son, Patrick Clarke Jr., Hanover Twp.; fiancee, Lisa McNeill, Hanover Twp.; Lori Cormier, mother of his son; siblings, Kara Rowley and her husband, Joseph, Hanover Twp.; Thomas Clarke and his wife, Jennifer, Hunlock Creek; Mary Holmgren and her husband, Paul, Hanover Twp., Colleen Kinney and her husband, Keith, Easton, nieces, nephews and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will be on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 9:30 am from the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc. 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Leo/Holy Rosary Parish, 33 Manhattan Street, Ashley. His cousin, Reverend Brian Clarke will officiate.
Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Twp.
Friends may call Monday, February 4, 2019, from 4 to 7 pm and Tuesday morning, from 9:00 am until time of service.