February 15, 1951 ~ June 16, 2004
MERIDEN - Keith T. Clarke, 53, of 10 Fiesta Heights, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at MidState Medical Center with his family at his side, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of the late Joanne Marcinski Clarke. Born in Meriden on Feb. 15, 1951, he was the son of the late Harry W. and Thelma Niland Clarke. He was employed as an electrical engineer at Kaman Aerospace in Middletown, and he enjoyed sailing on Lake Hayward. He is survived by a daughter, Amanda J. Clarke of Meriden; a sister, Maureen Clarke of Westfield, NJ; a brother, Douglas Clarke of Kensington and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to acknowledge the effort and kindness of Dr. Gary Tansino and the staff of Pavilion B at MidState. Relatives and friends may call Thursday (TODAY) from 5 - 8 p.m. Funeral service at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Eric Fjeldal of the Yalesville United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment service Friday at 1 p.m. at St. John Cemetery, Wallingford. If desired contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1004, Meriden, CT 06450.