Conway Area Lions Club
Lions District 44H

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Conway, New Hampshire
P.O. Box 168
Conway, NH  03818

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MD 44 Fellowship Notice
  October 1, 2017    


Bedford Lion  
Clifford 'Cliffy' H. Clark  


MINNEOLA, FL - Clifford "Cliffy" H. Clark, 87, of Minneola, FL., passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017. He was born on November 11, 1929, in Boston, MA, the son of the late Ray and Mariam (Goulet) Clark.
He was a graduate of Manchester High School West and completed a Junior Accounting Course from Hesser College. After receiving his diploma from Hesser he enlisted in the Navy and served from 1951-1955 aboard the USS Everett F. Larson (DD 830.) Following his service in the Navy, he joined the family business, Clark's Hardware, and spent more than three decades in the hardware business. He married Joan Grant in 1955. They moved to Bedford, NH, in 1964 where they raised their family.
He and Joan enjoyed traveling. He was an avid golfer and a New England sports enthusiast. He was an active member of the Bedford Lions Club 44-N, serving as President from 1970-71, District Governor 44-N 1973-74, and Lion of the Year 1968-69 and 1984-85. He was appointed to the Board of Selectmen of Bedford in 1980 and elected in 1981 for a 3-year term.
He was chairman of the Board of Selectmen in 1983.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Joan M. Clark.
He is survived by his children Catherine Diamon (Joel) of Fairhaven, Massachusetts, Judith Duval (Charles) of Minneola, Florida, Steven Clark (Katherine) and Jeffrey Clark all of Manchester, New Hampshire, and Charlotte Marsh (Clay) of Longmont, Colorado; 10 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
SERVICES: A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 10:00 am at Saint Raphael Parish, Manchester, New Hampshire. Memorial donations may be made to Bedford Lions Club 44-N, c/o Jeanne Bellemore, 33 Country Club Lane, Merrimack, NH 03054.

Nancy O'Dowd
District Fellowship Chair

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