Obituary: Kenneth H. Clark Sr.


WOLCOTT — Kenneth H. Clark Sr., 79, passed away at home on Saturday, June 25, after a long illness. He was the husband of Jean (Garceau) Clark.

Ken was born on Oct. 23, 1931 in Detroit, Maine and was the son of the late Rodney and Hazel (Hall) Clark. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was a retired machinist for the Times Microwave Co. in Wallingford for 30 years. Ken was also a member of the V.F.W. in Naugatuck.

Besides his wife he leaves five daughters, Pamela Norton of New Mexico, Diane Reed and her husband Jim of Terryville, Roberta Brodesser and her husband Heinz of Prospect, Lynn Rizzuti of Thomaston and Jennifer Clark-Mazzeo and her husband Mark of Naugatuck; four sons Kenneth H. Clark Jr. of Waterbury, Norman Clark and his wife Maria of New Britain, Gary Clark and his fiancée Linda of Naugatuck, and Robert (Drew) Rizzuti of Naugatuck; one brother, Richard O. Clark of Watertown. He also leaves several loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Ken is also survived by his first wife and longtime friend Natalie Clark.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Paul Clark and Albert Clark and his sister, Ila Philbrick.

Kenneth’s funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 29, at the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 26 Waterbury Road, Rtoute 69 in Prospect at 11 a.m. Friends may call one hour before his service from 10 a.m. to11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to National MS Society, CT Chapter, 659 Tower Ave, 1st Floor, Hartford, CT 06112 or Naugatuck Emblem Club Scholarship Fund, PO Box 253, Naugatuck, CT 06770.

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