Rose Mary Clark (nee Hornung) died on January 4, 2019 in Tampa, FL following a 3½ year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 77. She is survived by her children, Deanne Leto, of Citrus Hills, FL; Kelli Ternent, of Canal Fulton, OH; and Marlin Clark, of Newport Beach, CA; siblings Charles Hornung (Gloria) of Jacksonville, FL; George Hornung (Linda) of Siren, WI ; Kathleen Fowler (Mac) of Ft. Pierce, FL; grandchildren Kristina Lofaro, Lara Leto, PJ Leto, Caleb Ternent, and Cameron Ternent; great-grandchildren Arianna Gonzalez, Kaylianna Davies, and Austin Lofaro.
She was preceded in death by her parents Otto and Inez Hornung, as well as brothers Ray Hornung and Johnny Hornung.
Rose Mary was born on August 15,1941 in Spearville, KS to Otto and Inez Hornung. She graduated from Okeechobee High School in 1960. She lived in Tampa for most of her adult life. Rose Mary was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved gardening and could often be found nurturing her plants. Faith in her Savior Jesus Christ guided her life and she enjoyed singing in the church choir. Rose Mary worked in the banking and mortgage industry for nearly forty years. Upon retirement, she became a volunteer companion for Seniors in Service. She also fostered dogs for the Humane Society of Tampa Bay where she met and nursed to health her beloved dog, Alley.
A memorial gathering will take place on Thursday, January 10th from 11 a.m. until service time at Noon - 1 pm at MacDonald Funeral Home, 10520 North Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Rose Mary's life.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Melech Hospice House at 11125 N 52nd St, Temple Terrace, FL 33617.
The family would like to thank Lifepath Hospice and the entire staff of Melech Hospice House for the outstanding care, dedicated service, and gentle guidance given to the family through a difficult time.
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