Bom-Wrapper

Eleanor Clark

Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark

Monday, August 7, 1916 - Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Eleanor Louise Clark, 102, formerly of Tyrone, Pennsylvania, passed away on May 1, 2019 at the Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson, Maryland.
She was born in Juniata, PA, on August 7, 1916, the first of eight children born to Walter and Ethel Burket. The family eventually settled in Bellwood, PA, where Eleanor graduated from Bellwood-Antis High School before marrying Bernard Speer Berkstresser.
Eleanor began her professional career as a retail sales agent for Lugg and Edmunds. She was later employed by Gables Department Store in Altoona, and then worked for 25 years at the Chicago Rivet and Machine Company in Tyrone. Very active in her church, Eleanor served 72 years as the Tipton United Methodist Church pianist and music director plus teaching Sunday School classes from time to time.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, three sisters, husband Bernard S. Berkstresser, second husband Robert Clark, son Bernard D. Berkstresser, and daughter Ellen Kay Erickson. Surviving are her children Robert Berkstresser and wife Brenda of Lansing, KS; Janet Brown and husband Harry of Windsor Mill, MD; Jerry Berkstresser and wife Lisa of Altoona, PA; John Berkstresser and wife Lynne of Ellijay, GA; and Daughter-in-law Barbara Raker and husband Ray of State College, PA; eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Eleanor resided the last six years with her daughter Janet and son-in-law Harry Brown in Windsor Mill, MD. Besides her huge family of children, grandchildren, and friends visiting her, Ms. Eleanor enjoyed reading, bible study, baking, playing her piano and working word search puzzles.
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 10th at the Richard Searer Funeral Home in Tyrone, PA. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 12:00 noon and 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, at which time the memorial service will start at 3:00 PM, with a graveside service following at the Blair Memorial Park in Bellwood, PA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Tipton United Methodist Church:
219 Spruce St, Tyrone, PA 16686, or to the Church of the Good Shepherd: 1650 Clay Avenue, Tyrone, PA 16686.
Read Less

To plant a memorial tree in honor of Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark

Service Details

There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Eleanor Louise Berkstresser-Clark
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: