Clarke Neal

Obituary of Clarke L. Neal

Clarke L. Neal, 65, died at his home in Denville, NJ on Wednesday May 22, 2002. He was born in Lake Forest, Ill. He has lived in Denville, NJ for the last 9 Years, Prior in Mt. Lakes, NJ for 11 Years. Prior he lived in Selfridge Air National Guard Airbase in Mount Clemens, Mich. He received a B. S. in Electrical Engineering in 1959, and Later a Masters in Electrical Engineering in 1960 from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. He later received an M. B. A. from Central Michigan University in 1981. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Army in 1982. He received the Bronze Star for serving one tour in Vietnam. After retiring from the Army he went to work as a Business Manager for the Bendix Corp., in Teterboro, NJ where he worked for 17 years retiring in 1999. He was a member of the Denville Community United Methodist Church , where he sang in the Choir. Member of the Morris Conservatory Choir, Mt. Lakes, NJ The Mt. Lakes Home and School Bridge Groups. Survived by: Wife Martha M. nee Hambrick, with whom he was married to for 42 years. 2 Sons and their Wives: Martin and Sarah Neal Bloomfield, NJ Charles and Cheryl Neal Northville, Mich. 2 Daughters: Suzanne Arvidson Rockaway, NJ Kathryn Neal Milltown, NJ 4 Grandchildren: Victoria and her Husband Danny Cardozo, Caitlin Arvidson, Clayton & Collin Neal. 1 Great Grandson: Alex Cardozo. 4 Brothers: Robert Neal Wadsworth, Ill. William Neal Kenosha, Wis. James Neal Waukegan, Ill. Richard Neal Wadsworth, Ill. 2 Sisters: Elizabeth Hoffmeier Zion, Ill. Dorothy Desmond Gurnee, Ill. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday May 26, 2002 at 2:00 PM at the Denville Community Church 190 Diamond Spring Road Denville, NJ 07834. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Norman Dean Home For Services 16 Righter Ave. Denville, NJ 973-627-1880. Donations are being accepted to the Denville Community Church. Committal services with Full Military Honors will be held on Thursday June 27, 2002 at 3:00 PM at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.