Mary Jane Clark

December 21, 1929December 5, 2018

Mary Jane Clark, 88, of Olanta and recently Marion Manor, Curwensville, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Mt. Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Clark was born December 21, 1929 in LeContes Mills, the daughter of Simon and Julia (Martell) Royer. She was a Homemaker. Mrs. Clark was a member of the O’Shanter United Methodist Church and the Glen Richey Fire Company Auxiliary. Mary Jane is survived by five children; Sandra Smith and her companion Dan Askey of LeContes Mills, James Smith and his wife Marlene of Killeen, TX, Becky Johnson and her husband Fred of Clearfiled, Ralph Clark, Jr. and his wife Kathy of Astabula, OH and Kimberly Robbins and her husband Doug of Clearfield, ten grandchildren; Amy King (Donald) of Karthaus, Tyler Smith (Kelly) of Woodland, Hile Smith, Jr. (Peggy) of LeContes Mills, Melissa Leigey of Dunbar, James Smith, Jr. (Bobbi) of Grassflat, David Smith of Killeen, TX, Laura Bowman (Jesse) Olanta, Derek Johnson of Portland, OR, Dallas Clark of Ashtabula, OH and Codey Kelly of Clearfield, fifteen great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. She was the last member of her generation having been preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ralph L. Clark, Sr. who passed away September 7, 2010 and whom she married February 23, 1963 in Olanta, two sons; Richard and Gregory Smith, four grandchildren; Tristen Kelly, Ralph Clark III, Dakota Clark and Carolyn Clark, four brothers; Blair, Raymond, Robert, and John Royer and two sisters; Gertrude Stiner and Mildred Burfield. Funeral Services will be held at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM with Rev. M. Bruce Dimmick officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Olanta. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the hour of services. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Glen Richey Fire Company Auxiliary, 86 Firehouse Road, Glen Richey, PA 16837. To send online tributes go to or


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Mary Jane Clark

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