William T Clarke

October 19, 1954 ~ July 2, 2019 (age 64)

William "Bill" Clarke, 64, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2019.  He was born in Jersey City and was a life long resident.  He was a passionate reader, and collected and loved all types of music. 


Bill is survived by his caring wife, Debrah Clarke; his sons, Will Clarke and Fadia Zahriyeh, Ryan and his wife, Lindsey Clarke, and Matthew Clarke; his grandson, Oliver; by his siblings, Mary and her husband, Andrew, Brian and his wife, Victoria, Kathleen and her husband, Mark, Brendan and his wife, Isabel, Trish and her husband, Brian, and Eileen and her husband, John, and by many nieces and nephews.  He is also survived by his faithful dog and companion, Bailey, and blessed by many friends.  He is predeceased by his parents, William and Veronica.  


Visitation is on Friday, July 5, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City.  Funeral services will occur on Saturday, July 6, 2019 beginning at 9:00 AM at the funeral home.  Mass will begin at 10:00 AM at St. Paul of the Cross Church, Jersey City.  Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Bill. 

Donations may be made to:

Cure Alzheimer's Fund
34 Washington Street, Suite 200, Wellesley Hills MA 02481
Tel: 1-781-237-3800

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