Celia M. ClarkNovember 25,2013
Celia M. Clark
Celia M. Clark
EAST MONTPELEIR — Celia M. Clark, 78, of Sandy Pines Road, died Friday, November 22, 2013, at the Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born May 13, 1935, in Washington, she was the daughter of Wesley and Evelyn (Archer) Davis. She attended local schools and was employed at the Rock of Ages capacitor plant, at one time.
On June 21, 1951, she married Ivan Clark at the Hedding United Methodist Church in Barre. They first lived in Barre, moving to East Montpelier in 1987. Ivan died November 29, 1999.
Social gatherings, such as the “Birthday Club,” shopping at Walmart, word puzzles, food, going to the Tunbridge and the Champlain Valley fairs were special times for her, but her true loves were animals and time spent with her family.
Survivors include three daughters, Cindy Edson of Newport, N.H., Debbie Clark of East Montpelier, and Terri Martin and her husband, Jim, of Canaan, N.H.; and three sons, Mike Clark and his companion, Patty, of Williamstown, Danny Clark and his wife, Denise, of East Montpelier and Gary Clark and his wife, Nancy, of South Woodbury. Also surviving are three sisters-in-law, Alida Davis of Bristol, Conn., Denise Bixby of Manchester, Conn., and Dorothy Cayia of Barre; along with a brother, Wesley Davis and his wife, Roberta, of Barre; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins; and her constant companion, her pug, Franklin.
Besides her husband and her parents, Celia was predeceased by two brothers, David Davis and Raymond Bixby; a granddaughter, Tori Clark; and a grandson, Todd Abair.
Her funeral service and celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 29, 2013, in the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy Street, Barre.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home on that day from 9 a.m. until the beginning of the service.
Burial will be made in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.
Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the East Montpelier FAST Squad or to the Central Vermont Humane Society, PO Box 687, Montpelier, VT 05601-0687.
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