We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Gates Funeral Home, Inc.
Dean G. Clarke - June 19, 2022
Dean Gregory Clarke, 63, passed away on Father’s Day, June 19th, 2022 at Upstate Hospital in Syracuse, NY. surrounded by his wife and children. He was born on April 22, 1959 in Syracuse NY, he was the son of Gregory Clarke and Carol Clarke (Cobb). He is survived by his wife of 40 years Kim Clarke (Mock) and his two children Jennifer (Justin) Crast of Palmyra, VA, and William (Alison) Clarke of Erie, Colorado; two granddaughters: Brooklyn and Kennedy Crast; a sister Diane (Rick) Sheerin and a brother Jonathan (Amy) Clarke; sister-in-law Candace (David) Wesche and brother-in-law Amos (Rikki) Mock, in addition to several cousins, nieces and nephews. He grew up in Baldwinsville and recently lived in Cato. He was a Tool & Die Maker who worked at Knise & Krick, Armstrong Molds and since the early 2000’s has been employed by Tactair Fluid Controls. and Dean loved spending time with his family; especially with his two beautiful granddaughter’s. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association. Calling hours will be Saturday June 25th, from 3-6 pm with a short service to follow for anyone wanting to join.