Arline R. Clark, 92, of North Versailles, formerly of Port Vue, died March 25, 2016, at AHN Forbes Hospital. Born July 16, 1923, in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late George and Louise (Arnold) Robertson and wife of the late Gerald J. Clark. She was an active member of the Point Pleasant Retirement Community where she entertained the other residents every six weeks with shows, often with holiday themes, sing-a-longs, and of course, her myriad of jokes. Arline was a member of St. Mark Parish and the Christian Mothers within the church. She was a Eucharistic Minister at St. Mark Parish and John J. Kane Regional in McKeesport, and also volunteered at Kane Regional in McKeesport for over 15 years.
She was a member and founder of the Port Vue Senior Citizens group and past President of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women. She was also a member of the Wilmerding YMCA. She is survived by daughters, Sharon (Joe) Crossen of Dover, DE, and Christine (Dana) Williams, of Union City, PA; sons, Don (Joyce) Clark, of Monroeville, and Kevin Clark, of Lewisburg, PA; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by daughter, Carol Biemel; brother, Don Robertson, and sister, Ruth Flaherty. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Wednesdasy, 10 a.m. at St. Mark Parish, Port Vue. Fr. Daniel Straughn will officiate. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery of Port Vue. Donations may be made to St. Mark Parish.
Originally published March 28, 2016.