Marian J. Clarke
passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010. She was the beloved wife of William E. Clarke III for 56 years.
Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Edith L. (Miller) Jacobson.
Clarke graduated from East Providence High School in 1945. She worked as a bookkeeper for 20 years before becoming a realtor. She worked in real estate for 30 years and retired from Island Realty.
She was a member of the National Association of Realtors and the Vasa Order of America, Quahog Lodge No. 3, in Wakefield. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Besides her husband, she leaves two daughters, Ellen Dittman of Orange Park, Fla., and Christine Clarke of Belchertown, Mass., and a granddaughter, Sarah Dittman, of Orange Park, Fla.
Her funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m. at the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home on 825 Boston Neck Road in North Kingstown. Burial will follow at Cedar Cemetery in Jamestown. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Jamestown EMS, P.O. Box 8, Jamestown, RI 02835.