William E. Clarke passed away on Friday, March 11, 2022 at the age of 88. Beloved Husband of Nancy. Loving Father of Laureen. Dear Brother of Joan Keane, Michael Clarke and the late Thomas Clarke. Also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. Mr. Clarke was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Mass of Christan Burial was offered at St. Mary’s Church on Wednesday March 16, 2022 10AM. Interment followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, New York under the direction of Papavero Funeral Home, 72-27 Grand Avenue, Maspeth NY 11378.