Gertrude C. (Call) Clark, 82, of Enfield, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital.
The Guest Book is expired.
Born in Bennington, New Hampshire, on Dec. 7, 1931, Gertrude was the daughter of the late Theodore and Gertrude (Cody) Call. She was a graduate of Glastonbury High School. Gertrude lived in the Enfield community for 55 years and was a communicant of Holy Family Church since its inception. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family on many vacations and at the summer cottage in New Hampshire. Gertrude had a special place in her heart for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Gertrude is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, Raymond F. Clark; her children, Raymond and Deborah Clark of Newington, Karen and Richard Greco of Southwick, Massachusetts, Joanne and Edward Cole of Kensington, Thomas and Victoria Clark of Somers, and David Clark and his companion, Karen Bosworth; her grandchildren, Erin, Jason, Richard, Edward, Colleen, Ryan, Christine, Kelly, Samantha, Jennifer, David, Madison, Paige, and Austin; 10 great-grandchildren; her brother, Glenn and Helene Call of Ridgefield; three sisters, Alice and Irving Banning of South Newfane, Vermont, Patricia and Thomas Fusco of Newfane, and Kathleen Call of Manchester, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister and three brothers.
Family and friends will gather on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, by 9 a.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels for a procession to Holy Family Church where a Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Burial will be held at St. Patrick King Street Cemetery. Gertrude's family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 E. Ohio St., Suite 204, Chicago, IL 60611.
For more information or to extend an online expression of sympathy please visit
Browne Funeral Chapels
43 Shaker Road Enfield, CT 06082
Published in Journal Inquirer from May 19 to May 23, 2014