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Orrick Wark Obituary
Orrick Donovan
Wark entered into eternal peace on April 23, 2013. He was born in Houston, Texas on March 29, 1922 to Robert K. and Elizabeth Donovan Wark. He graduated from St. Thomas High School and attended Pennsylvania Military College. He served in the US Army during World War II. He married his childhood sweetheart Joyce Scallan. He enjoyed a life-long love of travel and gardening. He volunteered at Katy Christian Ministries and Christus Saint Catherine Hospital. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 62 years Joyce Scallan Wark and daughter Denise Wark Ray. Left to cherish his memory are his children, daughter Holly Hart and husband Jim, son Steve Wark and wife Lollie. Grandchildren Glenn Hart and wife Laura, Marchelle Carris and husband Michael, Leah Pennywark and husband Michael, Sarah Peckenpaugh and husband Austin. Great-grandchildren Zachary and Aaron Hart and MJ and Olivia Carris. He is also survived by his loving companion Beverly Crockett. A service to celebrate his life will be held at 10 am on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the chapel of Forest Park Westheimer, 12800 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77077, with a graveside service to follow.

Published in Houston Chronicle on May 17, 2013
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