WARREN - Mary Frances Clarke, 85, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018,
Mary was born Mary Frances Ross on August 17, 1932, in Warren, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harold and Margaret (Flynt) Ross.
She lived in Warren Ohio all of her life and attended Warren G. Harding High School. Mary was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister to 4 brothers, step-mother and mother to several foster teenagers. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her large family. If you ever met Mary, you knew she lived her life with spunk and determination.
Mary is survived by her children: Victoria Jones, Clara Costianes (Paul), James Graham, Rhea Bandiera (Joe), Laurie Gearheart (Dave), Eric Clarke (Kelly). Mary was a loving grandmother to 21 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: an infant son, infant grandsons David & Terrance Starcher, son Nickolas Graham (Martha), grandson James Graham, daughter Linda Miller (Robbie), and brothers Fred Hyden, Dale Ross, Laird Ross, Walt Ross.
Visitation will be held at Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Rd. NE, Warren Ohio 44483 on Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 11:00am to 1:00 pm, with a memorial service to follow at the Funeral Home at 1:00pm officiated by Pastor Paul Armitage of Northmar Christian Missionaries Alliance.
Interment will be held at Oakwood Cemetery directly following the service.
The family would like to send a special thank you to friends and neighbors Barb Beighley and Harry (Gene) Elser for your love and help to Mary; and to Ohio Living Lake Vista Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the wonderful care and services provided.
Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book and send condolences to the Clarke family.