Elsie R. Clark

Elsie R. Clark, 89, formerly of Greenport, Columbia County, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam.

Born June 27, 1923, in Yonkers, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Henrietta Rousseau.

Mrs. Clark was employed as a packer at the Universal Match Factory for many years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harvey Clark, Sr., her son, Bruce Clark, four brothers, Walter, Adolph, Joseph, and Frederick Rousseau, and five sisters, Wilhelmina Baer, Henrietta Baron, Josephine Rousseau, Louise Wilber, and Margaret Rivenburg.

Elsie is survived by two sons and three daughters-in-law, Harvey, Jr. and Edith Clark of Hudson, Gary and Coral Clark of Gloversville, and Pam Clark of Greenport; five grandchildren, Andrea (John) Yowpa of West Falls, Greg Clark of Gloversville, and Jennifer, Eric, and Ryan Clark of Greenport; six great-grandchildren, Jason, Josephine, Jackson, and Camryn Clark and Ian and Bryce Yowpa, and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 6 to 8 p.m. today (Tuesday) at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 10:30 am Wednesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Greenport.

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