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Ruth (Shebanek) Clark


6/6/1921 - 8/18/2012

Resident of Richmond

Our beautiful mother passed away with her children at her side after a brief battle with Cancer.  She was born in Blue Mound, Kansas,  raised in Iola, Kansas before moving to San Francisco in 1942.  She married Harold Clark, also from Iola.  She was a long time Richmond resident and original member of St. David's Catholic Church. She owned and operated Clark Rentals in Pinole(1965 - 1984).  She enjoyed travel, antiques, playing on her iPad, computer and crossword puzzles.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Harold and 6 siblings.  She is survived by her four children, Jim Clark (Marianne) of Martinez; Jeanne Fitzgerald (Phil) of Petaluma; Kimberly Marangoni (Jon) of Martinez and Terri Bartoli (Rob) of Vacaville;  Six grandchildren, John Fitzgerald (Kathy); Kara Atkinson(Billy);Kevin Fitzgerald (Mary Ann), Melissa Clark, Ryan Bartoli and Matthew Bartoli; and one great-grandchild, Kaitlin Atkinson.   Ruth is also survived by her sister, Mary Dunnigan.

She was loved beyond words and will be greatly missed.

All services will be held at Holy Angels/ St. Joseph Cemetery, 2540 Church Ln, San Pablo.   The visitation will be Wed. Aug. 22 from 4 – 8; Ruth will be honored with the holy rosary beginning at 7 pm.  The funeral service will be Thurs. Aug. 23 at 10:30, burial to follow.

There will be a reception immediately after the burial service.

In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to Hospice or American Cancer Society.

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