WARREN Claranne Clare McQuade Marchese, 55, passed away on March 14, 2013, from complications of acute leukemia following a bone marrow transplant.
Clare leaves her loving husband, Robert A. Marchese, whom she married Nov. 19, 1988.
Clare was born on July 22, 1957, in Youngstown, a daughter of William J. and Ellen Ann (Brahney) McQuade.
More than anything, Clare loved her family and adored her two Siberian Huskies, Jack and Callie.
Clare graduated with honors from Youngstown State University, where she was president of her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi (AO¼). She earned her bachelors degree in Elementary Education and her masters degree in Science and Education.
Clare dedicated her life to teaching, which made her truly happy. After a 27 year career, where she touched so many young lives, Clare retired from the South Range School System. Clare also taught at St. Edward Elementary School in Youngstown and St. Mary and Joseph Elementary School in Newton Falls.
Clare was a partner in The Bountiful Basket from 1994 through 1998, where she created and designed exceptional gourmet gift baskets.
Clare is survived by her beloved husband, Bob; her mother, Ellen McQuade; and her two sisters, Jo-Ellen McQuade-Rentsch (Wayne) and Aileen McQuade (Scott Wilson).
She was preceded in death by her father, Bill; and her brothers, William P. and Mark A. McQuade.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 17, 2013, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Peter Rossi and Sons Memorial Chapel, North Road in Warren.
Visitation will also be at 10 a.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Church followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2013.
The family gratefully acknowledges the wonderful care provided by Clares exceptional team of doctors at the Cleveland Clinic.