Mary M. (Gasper) Clarke

Born: Sun., Aug. 12, 1923
Died: Wed., Jan. 21, 2015


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 23, 2015
Location: Short, Williamson & Diamond

Funeral Mass

10:30 AM Sat., Jan. 24, 2015
Location: St. Joseph's Church

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CLARKE, Mary M.  (Gasper) of Belmont,  entered into rest on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 in the St. Patrick Manor Nursing Center in Framingham.  She was 91 years of age.  Born in Cambridge, Mary lived in Belmont for most of her life.  She was retired from Heinz Company and The Polaroid  Corporation where she worked as a secretary. She was a member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the Belmont Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mary was the daughter of the late Gerard Gasper and Catherine (Woodford) Gasper.  Beloved wife of the late Francis W. Clarke.   Dear and devoted mother of Susan A. Gale of Framingham.  Devoted sister of Geraldine Bourke of Reading, Elizabeth McCarthy of Stoneham, Joseph Gasper of Lowell and the late Gerard Gasper.  Loving grandmother of Cheryl Jones and her husband, Martin, Charlene Locke and her husband, Doug, Michael Gale and Scott Gale and loving great-grandmother of Madison Gale-Laman, Doug Locke, Jr., Kyle Locke, Bella Locke, Maya Jones and Olivia Jones.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Mary’s visiting hours in the Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home,  52 Trapelo Rd., BELMONT, Friday, Jan. 23, from 4-8 p.m.  Her funeral will be from the funeral home on Saturday at 9:30 a.m.  followed by a funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 130 Common St., Belmont at 10:30 a.m.  Interment St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Watertown. Contributions in Mary’s memory to Home for Little Wanderers, 161 S. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130  would be sincerely appreciated.

Charitable donations may be made in Mary's memory to the following organization:

Home for Little Wanderers
161 S. Huntington Ave. Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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Tianne Garland
   Posted Thu January 22, 2015
Susan & Family,

We are heartbroken for your loss. Aunt Mary was a special, loving lady and she will be missed. Mom & I are sending you are love and sympathies.

Love & Hugs,
Shirley & Tianne Garland

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