Eleanor (Plaskon) Clarke, 96, of Holmdel, New Jersey passed away peacefully on July 7th, 2021 at The Willows of Holmdel. She was born on September 27, 1924 in Bayonne, NJ and was a graduate of Bayonne High School Class of 1941. She remained a Bayonne resident until moving to the Bayshore area in 1995. She resided in Belford for a short time, then relocated to Cheesequake Village in Old Bridge where she lived for more than 20 years.
Eleanor was employed in the corrugated industry for much of her working career and retired from Republic Container, Corp in Jersey City in 1994 after 30 years of service. She was an avid reader of the daily newspapers and excelled at working the crossword puzzle each day. She was a devout Byzantine Catholic and a communicant of Nativity of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, East Brunswick. Eleanor was a good friend to many and was known for her wisdom and sage advice. Most of all, she was a devoted Daughter, dear Sister, and a loving Mother, Grandmother, Baba, Aunt, neighbor and friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary (Evancik) Plaskon, her dear brother, Jack (Retired, Bayonne Police Department), her beloved Daughter, Mary Louise Fisher (Kenneth Scott - living) and her long-time companion, Martin Solonynka. She is survived by a devoted Son, Bill Clarke of The Villages, FL, two loving grandsons, John and Nicholas Fisher, two cherished great-granddaughters, Elliana and Mia Fisher, along with many treasured nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Sunday, July 11th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A final viewing/visitation will take place at Nativity of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church, 700 Old Bridge Turnpike, East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816, on Monday, July 12th beginning at 9:00 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered immediately following the visitation at 10:00 AM at Nativity of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fair View Cemetery, 456 State Highway 35, Middletown, New Jersey 07701. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
Contributions to Smile Train ( www.smiletrain.org ) or Special Olympics of New Jersey (www.sonj.org ) in memory of Eleanor Clarke are appreciated. Flowers are being handled by Cameron’s Keansburg Florist at (732) 787-1387.
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