Ida M. Clarke, 84, of Long Pond, passed away on Sunday, January 20 in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono in East Stroudsburg.
She was the wife of Edward J. Clarke Sr. They had observed their 47th wedding anniversary in February.
She was born on July 2, 1934 in Newark, NJ and attended Bellville High School. She had worked as a corrections officer at the Essex County Jail in Newark for twenty six years.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Deborah Brango of Newark, NJ; thirty six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Cremation will take place in the H. G. Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg.
The Kresge Funeral Home, 1763 Route 209 Brodheadsville, is in charge of arrangements.