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Elaine Mae Clark, 83, of Exeter Township, died March 1, 2019 in Tower Health / Reading Hospital.
Born in Phoenixville, Chester County on May 30, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Stephen J. and Margaret E. (Lorenz) Hasko.
She was attended Phoenixville High School.
Elaine was a member of Community United Church of Christ, St. Lawrence where she was very active with their visitation program and part of the offertory committee.
Elaine had a very giving heart and enjoyed sewing and crocheting many items for her family and friends.
She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her second family at the John Lutz Apartments.
Elaine enjoyed cooking and baking with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, especially pierogies and peanut butter eggs.
She worked her entire working life as a waitress for several restaurants in Berks County and she was a foster grandmother for 16 years, last working in Northwest Elementary School, Reading.
Elaine was the loving mother to six children: Robert J. Hogga Sr. (1953-2012); Mary Ann Petrie of Laureldale; Steve J. Hogga, companion of Sheryl Clemens of Exeter Township; Beth Ann (Clark) Hester of Manteca, California; Margherita Kelly (Clark), wife of Said Serraj of Fes Morocco and Gianna E. (Clark), wife of Frank Guziak of Oakley, California.
She is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Kathleen F. (Phillippy) Hogga, of Phoenixville, Pa.
She was affectionally known as Gram, Grammy, Grandma, Nanny Clark and Nanny to 16 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, March 9th at 3:00 pm in Community United Church of Christ, 3330 St. Lawrence Ave., Reading, PA 19606. A visitation will be held from 2:00 – 3:00 pm in the Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions for pancreatic cancer research, may be made to; RJ Hogga Foundation, c/o Chester County Community Foundation, 28 Market Street, West Chester, PA 19382.
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Laureldale, is in charge of arrangements.
For online condolences, visit www.StitzelFamilyFuneralHomes.com