Peter Francis Clark
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AGE: 59 • Harwich, MA
Peter Francis Clark, 59, of Harwich, MA passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 after a 14 month battle with cancer. He was born on Feb 24, 1954 in Bronxville, NY to the late Francis P. Clark and Lenore M. Clark, of Harwich, MA. Peter went to school in Briarcliff, NY and then graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa from Davidson College in 1976. He received his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University in 1980. He worked as an associate at Hunton & Williams in Richmond, VA as his first position after law school. Peter was an accomplished lawyer, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Continental Energy Systems, LLC in Port Huron, MI with operations in Michigan, Alaska and New Mexico. He was General Counsel and Secretary for Conectiv in Wilmington, DE (formerly Delmarva Power) holding various positions from 1985 to 2002. At Conectiv and Delmarva he oversaw the legal work for the electrical and natural gas utility operations in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey. He served as corporate secretary for the Board of Directors as well as the corporate ethics officer. Peter managed the legal department and the internal audit services department. He was admitted to the bar in Michigan, Delaware and Virginia. He was a member of the Rotary Club in Wilmington and on the Legal Committee for the American Gas Association. Peter is remembered for his love of history, his intellect, sharp wit, infectious laugh, and unwavering devotion to his extended family and friends. He lived in Wilmington, DE from 1985 to 2002 and contributed to many local organizations.
He is survived by his mother, Lenore M. Clark of Harwich; two sisters, Christine (Clark) Morrison of Charlottesville, VA and Ann (Clark) Tucker and brother-in-law, Stuart Peterson of St. Paul, MN. He is also survived by his niece and god-daughter, Megan Tucker, St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH; Christopher and Angela Tucker (Edina, MN), god-son, Patrick Tucker and fiance Laura Sherin (New York City) and Sean and Katelyn Tucker (Virginia Beach, VA) as well as three great-nephews in Edina, MN.
Contributions may be made to the Peter F. Clark Memorial Fund, Office of Donor Relations, Davidson, College, Box 7174, Davidson, NC 28035 or in his name to the Mary McCarthy Care Center- Hospice, 73 Service Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537. https;//hopehealthco.thankyou4caring.org/DonateNow.
Published in The News Journal on Jan. 9, 2014