A funeral mass was offered July 6 at St. Paul of the Cross Church, Jersey City, for William “Bill” Clarke, 64. He passed away peacefully on July 2. He was born in Jersey City and was a lifelong resident. He was a passionate reader, and collected and loved all types of music. Bill is survived by his wife, Debrah Clarke; his sons, Will Clarke and Fadia Zahriyeh, Ryan and his wife, Lindsey Clarke, and Matthew Clarke; his grandson, Oliver; by his siblings, Mary and her husband, Andrew, Brian and his wife, Victoria, Kathleen and her husband, Mark, Brendan and his wife, Isabel, Trish and her husband, Brian, and Eileen and her husband, John, and by many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his faithful dog and companion, Bailey, and blessed by many friends. He is predeceased by his parents, William and Veronica. Services arranged by the Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Jersey City.