Raymond Clark, 76, passed away Sunday (May 20, 2018) at Geneva General Hospital.
In keeping with Ray’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. He donated his body to science. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to New York Chiropractic College, 2360 State Route 89, Seneca Falls, NY 13148, St. Francis & St. Clare Parish, 25 Center Street, Waterloo, NY 13165 or Beverly Animal Shelter, 50 E. River Street, Waterloo, NY 13165.
Ray was born February 28, 1942 in Seneca Falls, the son of the late Raymond F. and Pearl F. (Teets) Clark, Sr. After graduating from Waterloo High in 1960 he worked construction all of his life. Ray was a member of the “Sons of American Legion”. He enjoyed fishing with his best buddy John (Alissa) Bertino of New Jersey, gardening, working around the house and playing Bingo once a week.
Ray is survived by his wife, Grace M. (DiPronio) Clark of Waterloo, whom he married October 26, 1990, after reuniting at their 30th High School Reunion; daughters Cindy DeVito, Karen DeSain, Cheryl Hutson, Chris Acquilano, Kimberly Hinish, Jessie Beachel and Michelle Beagle; sons Raymond F. Clark, III and Shawn Clark; brother, Frank (Linda) Clark of Williamson; step-children Gail (Dave) Cutlip, Carolyn (Mike) Moore and James (Heather) Cutlip and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends, including his dog Roxy.
Besides his parents, Ray is preceded in death by his sisters Pearl Hochbruckner and Brenda Clingerman and his brother, Bill Clark.
Ray will be truly missed by his wife and anyone who knew him. He was one of a kind!