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First Dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center Dies at 92

Contact: Gina Vergel
(212) 636-7175

Fordham University mourns the death of Father Arthur A. Clarke, S.J. who died on Sunday, August 2, at Murray-Weigel Hall, in the Bronx. He was 92. 

Father Clarke was born on June 4, 1917, and entered the Society of Jesus at St. Andrew-on-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on September 7, 1934. He served as the first Dean of the College at Lincoln Center, which was then known then as the "Liberal Arts College.”

Services for Father Clarke were as follows:


Wednesday, August 5
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Murray-Weigel Chapel
515 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458-5029


Thursday, August 6
11:30 a.m.
Murray-Weigel Chapel
515 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458-5029


Jesuit Cemetery
Auriesville, NY

Notes of condolence may be sent to Father Clarke's cousin:

Mr. John R. Smith
790 Kearny Place
Paramus, NJ 07652-3813

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 14,700 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in Westchester, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.

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