Official Obituary of

Phyllis A. Clark

September 24, 1941 ~ March 6, 2021 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Phyllis Clark Obituary

Phyllis A. Clark


Phyllis A. Clark, 79, of Phineyville passed away Saturday morning at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community. 

Phyllis was born in Ringtown on September 24, 1941.  

She was the daughter of the late Irene (Gottstein) and Wallace Zimmerman Sr.   

Phyllis graduated from Mahanoy Township High School, Class of 1959 where she was salutatorian.  

She was the spouse of the late Nelson E. Clark, Sr. who passed away May 13, 2013.

She was of the Protestant faith. 

Phyllis worked as a machine operator for Yankee Plastics and Fabri-Kal prior to retiring.  She also spent many summers helping on Bley Farms, Phineyville. 

She was a member of the former St. James UCC Church, Sheppton.  She was a past president of St. James UCC Consistory and  St. James UCC Church Guild.  Phyllis was also a volunteer for Daikon Ministries, Hazleton. 

In addition to being strong in her faith, she enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking, crafting, canning, and bird watching. She was especially fond and proud of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. 

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by; sister Emma Kreiger; sister Elva “Lindy” Boner; sister Doris Foose; sister Bessy Beaver; sister Alice Foose; brother Wallace “Billy” Zimmerman Jr.; brother Earl Zimmerman; brother Robert “Bobby” Zimmerman. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.  

Phyllis is survived by; son Nelson E. Clark Jr. husband of Marie, Phineyville; son David S. Clark husband of Patty, Chula Vista CA; grandson Shawn E. Clark husband of Melissa, Lansford; grandson Joshua Clark, Chula Vista CA; brother in law Thomas “Tommy” Clark husband of Theresa, Phineyville.

She is also survived by her great grandsons Charlie and Colton Clark. 


A graveside service for family and friends will be held at the Girard Manor Cemetery in Phineyville on Friday March 12th  at 11:00 AM with Pastor Jay Serafin officiating.  Family and friends are invited to gather at the cemetery from 10:00 AM until the time of services.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Phyllis’ memory to Girard Manor Cemetery-General Fund, 568 Phineyville Rd, Ringtown PA 17967.  All those attending are asked to follow physical distancing and mitigation measures due to Covid-19.


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Gathering of Family and Friends
March 12, 2021

10:00 AM
Girard Manor Cemetery, Phineyville

Graveside Service
March 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Girard Manor Cemetery, Phineyville


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