Schilke, Claire Ellen, 69, of St. Petersburg, died Thursday November 23, 2000 at Bayfront Medical Center. Born in Metuchen, New Jersey, she came here in 1999 from West Islip, New York. She was retired after having worked for 30 years as a legal secretary in West Islip. She was a member of St. Joseph?s Catholic Church in Babylon, New York, and was an avid gardener. Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Donald Joseph Schilke; a son, Robert Douglas Schilke of Bay Shore, New York; a daughter, JoEllen Schilke of St. Petersburg; her mother, Anna Scharnett of Ocean Pines, Maryland; a sister, Doris Hart of Ocean Pines, Maryland; and several nieces and nephews. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes and Cremation Tribute Center?Ninth Street Chapel, St. Petersburg.