Leo Clark(1931 - 2014)

Leo J. Clark, Sr.

Wappingers Falls, NY - Leo J. Clark, Sr., 83, of Wappingers Falls, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center.

He was born in Wappingers Falls, on January 9, 1931, the son of John A. Clark and Mary Gilmore.

Leo was employed for 42 years at Central Hudson in Poughkeepsie until his retirement.

On November 19, 1955 in St. Patricks Church, Newburgh, he was married to Jeanne M. Wilson, who died November 6, 1990.

Leo was a communicant of St. Marys Church, Holy Name Society, President of Beacon Lions Club from 1975-1977, Chairman of Metropolitan Service Managers Assoc. of the Northeast in 1978. The association included Natural Gas companies from Boston to Washington, D.C.. He was a former vice president of Wappingers Chamber of Commerce, Knights of Columbus Council #1646, and its 4th degree Assembly #0770, former member of Southern Dutchess Chamber of Commerce, Past Director of Hudson Valley Builders Association, former member of Southern Dutchess Country Club, Central Hudson Quarter Century Club. He served in the US Army Signal Corp during the Korean conflict from 1952 to 1954. Leo also coached town of Wappinger Little League, Boy's Baseball, and Girl's softball.

Surviving are his children, Marguerite Mary Moffatt and her husband James, Kathleen Christina Bastien and her husband Marc, Maureen Ann Clark, Karen Jean Metzler and her husband William, Leo J. Clark, Jr and his wife Mary Anne, Grandchildren, James R. Moffatt, Jamilynn Stevens and husband Nathaniel, David Allen Moffatt, Michelle Marie Dineen and her husband Robert, Colleen Marie Clark, Julia Marie Stickles and husband Matthew, Leo J. Clark III, and fiance Areal Ryan, Megan Marie Clark, Andrew and Ryan Metzler, William August Metzler, Brandon Thomas Metzler, Christine Helen Metzler, Kyle Patrick Metzler, Great Grandchildren, Hailey Marie Williams, Nathaniel Logan Stevens, Logan Dineen, Oliver Dineen, Emily Irene Stickles, and Chanel Ryan. He was predeceased by a son, Martin Brian Clark, Brothers, Aloysius, Joseph, and John, Sisters, Agnes Heiderich, and Irene Silvestri.

Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday at 10:00 AM at St. Marys Church, Clinton St., Wappingers Falls. Burial St. Marys Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the .

To send a condolence or for directions, visit www.delehantyfuneral.com


Funeral Home

Delehanty Funeral Home
64 E Main St Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
(845) 297-2640

Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from Mar. 27 to Mar. 29, 2014