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Clarence Leroy Marker

November 23, 1937 ~ February 17, 2022 (age 84)


Clarence Leroy Marker, 84, of Frederick, Maryland, died on Thursday, Feb.17, 2022 at Frederick Health Hospital. He was the husband of 65 years to Mary (Hoffman) Marker. 

Born on November 23, 1937 in Myersville, Maryland, he was the son of George R. and Pearl (Palmer) Marker. Clarence was the youngest of seven siblings: Ruth Wolfe, Pauline Haupt, Bob Marker, Edna Shafer, Daisy Travers and Jim Marker. He is the last survivor of his immediate family.

He worked as a plumber his whole career, working for Quinn Mechanical and retiring from Walter King Plumbing. He was valued for his work ethic and dedication to the trade. 

Clarence was a lifetime NASCAR fan. He enjoyed working in his yard, growing his own vegetables which he shared with others. In his retirement, he volunteered at many Wolfsville  Ruritan's events. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

In addition to his wife, Clarence is survived by his children, Crystal Crapster and husband John, Mark Marker and wife Kim, Craig Marker and wife Jamie and his grandchildren, Aaron and Kyle Crapster, Tony Marker and wife Bethany, Misty Shafer and husband Gordon, Jennifer Bryant, Dustin Marker and wife  Kyra, and Brittany Marker, 13 great grandchildren, sister-in-law, Mary Marker, brother-in-law, Donald Hoffman (Connie), sister -in-law Hilda Hoffman, brother-in-law Vince Poplo(Michele) and numerous nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 25, 2022 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick. Funeral Services will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 26 from the funeral home chapel. Officiating will be his grandson, Tony Marker.

Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at stjude.org/donatetoday.

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February 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Stauffers Funeral Home
1621 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702

Funeral Service
February 26, 2022

10:00 AM
Stauffers Funeral Home
1621 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702

February 26, 2022

Resthaven Memorial Gardens
9501 Catoctin Mtn Hwy
Frederick, MD 21701


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