Howard E. Clark, Jr.
1933 ∼ 2019
Howard E. Clark, Jr., 86, of Bridgewater, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the Bridgewater Nursing Home after a period of failing health. He was the loving husband of Lois E. (Glover) Clark for 63 years.
Born April 22, 1933, in Brockton, MA, he was the son of the late Howard E. Clark, Sr. and Helen E. (Fifield) Clark. He served his country in the United States Army and was a Korean War Veteran. Howard was a truck driver for UPS for over 37 years. He was a resident of West Bridgewater from 1959-1993. Howard was an avid fisherman and hunter. He also enjoyed working in his yard. Most of all Howard enjoyed spending time with his loving family.
Howard is survived by his beloved wife, Lois E. (Glover) Clark; his children, Donald H. Clark and his partner Denise Hamlin, Deborah J. Shrago and her husband Scott, and Karen L. Simmons and her husband Wayne; his 9 grandchildren, Tricia Powell, Kristin Thompson, Leanne Harrison, Allison Spencer, Matthew Shrago, Adam Simmons, Kelsey Simmons, Julia Simmons and Nicholas Simmons; his 4 great-grandchildren, Courtney Skillings, Ruby Harrison, Nora Harrison and Theodore Spencer. He is also survived by his several nieces and nephews. Howard was the brother of the late Muriel Galvin and Marguerite Holmgren.
All are cordially invited to the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St. Bridgewater, MA on Wednesday, December 4th for a funeral service at 10:00AM. Interment with military honors will follow in the VA National Cemetery, Bourne. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4:00PM-8:00PM.