OBITUARY: Mark William Clark, 62

PORTSMOUTH, NH — On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Mark William Clark, age 62, of Wilmington, MA and Seacoast NH, passed away suddenly. Mark was born in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Glenna Woodbine Clark of Wilmington and Medfield, MA, and William Raymond Winters-Clark of Duluth, MN.

Mark is survived by his wife, Nancee Jenne Clark of Wilmington, MA and Seacoast NH, and his beloved children: Jennifer Clark of Millis, MA, and her two sons John and Logan Manning; Brenda Clark Elwell and her husband Todd of Holliston, MA, and their two girls, Charlotte and Catherine; and Ashley Garcia Clark and her partner Kenneth Calise, of North Providence, RI, and their two girls, Arianna Garcia and Maliyah Calise.

He also leaves his brother Anthony and his wife, Pam Winters of Yorba Linda, CA.

Mark was raised in Medfield, MA, graduating from Medfield High School in 1974. In 1975 Mark joined the US Navy serving in the submarine fleet onboard the USS Tullibee SSN-597, USS Glenard P Lipscomb SSN-685, USS Philadelphia SSN-690 and the USS Shark SSN-591.  He was honorably discharged from active service in 1987. Mark was a Life Member of the United States Submarine Veterans association (USSVI) and of it’s Marblehead Base as well as the USS Tullibee Association.

During his professional career, Mark held a variety of senior facilities and engineering management positions as well as provided specialized consulting to many prominent Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies in the Boston and Cambridge area. Mark earned a variety of professional credentials from the University of New Hampshire and Northeastern University, including designations as a Certified Plant Maintenance Manager, Certified Hazard Recognition Specialist and a Certified Fire Alarm ITM Specialist. Mark was an active member of the Association for Facilities Engineers (AFE) and served as a regional Vice President and as an instructor within the AFE’s Certified Professional Maintenance Manager program.

Mark was eternally grateful for the love and support of his recovery family, therefore, the family suggests donations in lieu of flowers to the Caron Foundation ( in Wernersville, PA, because “your generosity makes a world of difference to countless patients, families and communities affected by addiction. With your support, we can continue to promote healing and transform lives.”

Memorial Service will be on Thursday, October 18 at J Verne Wood Funeral Home at Buckminster Chapel, 84 Broad Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801.

Mark W Clark
Mark W. Clark

(NOTE: The above obituary is from J. Verne Wood Funeral Home.)

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