WOLFEBORO - G. Richard Clark, 93, of Berrywood Drive, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at the Hyder Family Hospice house in Dover.
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Born in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 9, 1920, he was the son of Charles and Sue (MacDonald) Clark. He was a graduate of schools in Belmont, Mass., and also was a graduate of Boston University. He was a former resident of Duxbury, Mass., was a summer resident here for many years prior to moving here more than 33 years ago.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, where he was an aviator and flight instructor. He loved flying in his airplane and also enjoyed boating on the lake.
Prior to his retirement he was an executive with the New England Tel & Tel Co. and after retirement he enjoyed volunteering with the Caregivers of Wolfeboro. He and his wife traveled the world and he was a downhill skier until the age of 90. He was an avid reader.
Dick was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Wolfeboro.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Lorraine (Philbrick) Clark; a daughter, Diane Clark of Wolfeboro; and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his son, Robert Clark, who died in 1999; and his brother, Charles Clark Jr.; and his sister, Constance Clark Blanchard.
services: There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 258 South Main St., with the Rev. Gina Finocchiaro, senior pastor of the First Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be private in Lake View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org) or the USO (www.uso.org/donate). Arrangements are by the Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover. Go to www.taskerfh.com to sign the online guest book.
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 1, 2013