Monday, December 15, 2008


(June 5, 1956 - December 9, 2008)

James R. Clark III, 52, of Tinton Falls, cherished husband, adored father, beloved son, and loyal friend, died peacefully in his home on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008.

He was born in Norman, O.K., and has lived in both New Jersey and California. He worked with computers and video electronics for over 20 years, most recently as the Vice President of Video Visions in Philadelphia, P.A.

Jim was an avid golfer, amateur astronomer, ardent audiophile, and many more things words cannot express.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Fran (Ciurczak) Clark; son and daughter-in-law Andrew and Colleen Clark of Columbia, S.C.; mother and father, Margaret and James R. Clark, Jr., of Waldwick, N.J.; mother-in-law, Sophie Ciurczak of Tinton Falls; sister, Ann Van Hine of Greenwood Lake, N.Y.; sister and brother-in-law, Christine Clark and Arend van der Veen of Schenectady, N.Y.; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Jon Kenney of Alameda C.A.; sister-in-law, Kathryn Ciurczak of Scotch Plains, N.J.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John and Susan Ciurczak of Haledon, N.J.; and nieces, Megan, Emily, Isabel, and Lainey.

Visitation service were held 4-6 p.m. with a memorial service that followed, Friday, Dec. 12, at Ely Funeral Home, 3316 State Highway 33, Neptune, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties 3300 Route 66, Neptune, NJ 07753. Condolences may also be made online at

"By gathering together the fallen petals,
you cannot recreate the beauty of the flower."

To those who knew Jim, no explanation is necessary...
To those who didn't, no explanation is possible.


Anonymous said...

That is a wonderful picture of Jim! That is a loving tribute to Jim, and I appreciate your posting it. Thank you.

I will miss you, Jim!!

Debi Glenn

Anonymous said...

I am sorry for your loss Pat. He is in a better place.

Anonymous said...

I am so grateful that I was able to know Jim and have him as a friend. He was a wonderful person and I will miss him!