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Bobbie (Bougie) Clarke

SALISBURY — Bobbie Clarke, 99, died at her home at Noble Horizons, Feb. 22, 2010.  

 Bobbie Bougie was born Jan. 27, 1911,  in Montreal, Canada.She was assistant registrar at McDonald College in St. Anne de Bellevue, Canada.  She emigrated to the United States in 1939 and married Frank H. Clarke of Bristol, England, that year.  The couple set up residence in Pearl River, N.Y.

 Bobbie worked in the school system in Pearl River for many years. She enjoyed playing bridge, cooking, traveling and boating. Bobbie and Frank moved to Connecticut in 1975, and maintained a boat, “Deborah II,” at the Old Harbor Marina in Clinton, Conn.

 She was described by her friends as optimistic, fearless and feisty.

 Bobbie is survived by a son, John, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.;  a grandson, James, of New York City; and a great-grandson, Henry Fitzgerald Comstock-Clarke.  

Contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Noble Horizons.

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