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Dorothy May (Dawe) Clark greeted her Savior on September 24, 2015 at her home in Roswell, Georgia, with her loving family by her side.
Dotty was born in Pen Argyl PA on Oct. 18, 1926.
A graduate of Pen Argyl High School, Dotty attended East Stroudsburg University and received a BS with Honors in Elementary Education in 1948. She taught in Upper Montclair NJ, Easton PA and then taught for 20 years in Stroudsburg PA. She loved and was loved by her fourth graders and fellow teachers at Clearview Elementary.
A gifted musician, Dotty was a vocalist for big bands while in college. She sang with the Pocono Choral Society, First Presbyterian Church choir and directed the children’s choir. Dotty continued to share her gift of music into her 80s. She directed the Chambrel Singers and the Washboard Band at Brookdale Roswell and played piano for devotions at Brookdale Historic Roswell.
She was a member of Roswell Presbyterian Church (GA) and past member and elder of First Presbyterian Church (Stroudsburg), First Presbyterian Church (Allentown), College Hill Presbyterian Church (Easton) and Grace United Methodist Church (Pen Argyl).
Dotty is survived by daughters Jocelyn Cora Clark of Grayson GA, Shelley Clark Nickel and husband Martin Nickel of Roswell, GA, Erin Clark Labate and husband Carmen Labate of Marysville PA, son Robert L. Clark II of Emmaus PA, and 5 grandchildren, Robert L Clark, III of Flemington NJ, Daniel Clark Heath and Kathryn Clark Heath of Roswell GA, Colin Dawe Clark of Nagano, Japan, and Bailey E. Clark of Emmaus PA. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Harriet Dawe of San Antonio TX and many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Clark, and her parents William J. and Cora (Wilhelm) Dawe, her sister Marjorie J., brother William S. and her niece Deborah L. Dawe.
A service in celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 at 4pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church, Roswell GA. Another is planned for the future at First Presbyterian Church, Stroudsburg PA. Burial will follow at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville PA.
Remembrances may be made on her behalf to the Salvation Army.