Phyllis N. Clarke passed away peacefully on May 12, 2021 at the Laurel Ridge Health Center in Ridgefield, CT. Phyllis was born on July 13, 1936 in Jeffersonville, Indiana to the late Grace (Levengood) and Clifton P. Norman.
Phyllis enjoyed attending church, reading the bible, and spending quality time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed knitting, baking, taking in stray animals and spending time with valued friends.
Phyllis was a long time member of St. Pauls Episcopal Church in Darien, CT, where they raised their children and her husband was on staff for many years.
Over the years Phyllis and her husband welcomed many refugees from Ethiopia into their home. Those “refugees” would become part of her family, who she loved very much.
The highlight of Phyllis’ life was living in Rocky Mountains of Colorado enjoying of all God’s majestic creations especially the hummingbirds, Elk and Bison.
Phyllis is survived by her loving children Kristine Bruno (Thomas) and K. Scott Clarke (Maxine), her beloved grandchildren Christopher, Alexander, Sean, Cassidy, Eden, Niles, Haley, Brett, Daniel, Hannah, and Rachel, her daughter-in-law Lisa as well as her great grandchildren Graham, Theodore, and Levi. Phyllis was predeceased by her husband Kenneth “Scotty” Clarke and son Bradley N. Clarke.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday May 22, 2021 at Church of the Apostles (2385 Park Avenue. Bridgeport, CT) at 4:00.
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