Gertrude H. Clark

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    - Dan & Kathy Mosco
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Gertrude H. Clark of West Townsend, Mass., passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, surrounded by family and friends.

She was born in Manchester on May 9, 1920, and lived in Manchester most of her life before moving to West Townsend to live with her stepson Stuart's family. While living in Manchester she was married to Robert N. Clark (deceased). They shared homes on Green Manor Road and Highland Street. Gert and Norm were members of Center Congregational Church. Gertrude was the daughter of the late Leon O. Holmes and Cora (Beebe) Holmes, also of Manchester, and was predeceased by a brother, Russell of Manchester. Gert, as she was called, worked for Connecticut Bank & Trust as a teller. Gert was best known for her fondness of gardening and cooking, especially making cookies. After retiring from CBT she and Norm went on many trips throughout the country. Gert also spent time with CBT Retirees Club, Manchester Memorial Hospital Gift Shop & Auxiliary Club, and Cosmopolitan Club.

She will be sorely missed by her loving family, stepsons, Stuart of West Townsend, Mass., and Robert Clark, and his wife, Mimi, of Saco, Maine; stepdaughters, Sandra Forcier (deceased) and Janice Mozzer (deceased); nephews, John Holmes of Colorado, David Holmes of Manchester; and niece, Judy Blanchette of South Carolina. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Her funeral will be celebrated Friday, April 25, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Holmes Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester, with burial to follow in Buckland Cemetery, Manchester. Calling hours will be Friday prior to the service from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to ECHN Community Healthcare Foundation Inc., 71 Haynes St., Manchester, CT 06040.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Apr. 23 to Apr. 27, 2014
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