Thomas M. Clark, 92
TYRINGHAM, Mass. — Thomas M. (Marty) Clark died peacefully surrounded by his family on July 25, 2020, at the home of his daughter.
Marty was born in Tyringham to Wilbur S. and Carrie L. McCarthy Clark on June 25, 1928. He was the fifth of eight children. He was educated in local schools. He entered the U.S. Army on November 2, 1950, and saw action in the battle of Heartbreak Ridge. He was honorably discharged on August 20, 1952.
He was a logger for much of his life. He was the animal control officer for many of the Southern Berkshire County towns. He officially retired at the age of 88.
Left to cherish his memory are his four children, Ann M. Clark of Pittsfield, Suzan L. (Michael) McCauley of Tyringham, Thomas M. Clark (Marie) of Great Barrington and Tracy E. (Peter) Hadsell of Sandisfield with whom he shared his home; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He also leaves his special friends Mike Carlotto, Billy Carr and his card playing "Angels" Chrissy Bragdon, Janey Longerato and Marlene Morris.
Marty was predeceased by his wife, Joan E. Bradway Clark; and his seven siblings, Duffy, Frank, Jim, Don, Cliff, Robert Clark and Betty Smith.
Funeral notice: Calling hours for Marty will be held at the Kelly Funeral Home, Main Street, Lee, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the Tyringham Union Church on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 10 a.m.
Burial With full military honors will follow At the Tyringham Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Tyringham Union Church or the Berkshire Humane Society in c/o the Kelly Funeral Home, 3 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238.
Face masks and social distancing will be required for the Visiting Hours. We ask that people enter through the Main Street entrance in the front of the building and exit through our parking lot door.
Obituary Provided By: Kelly Funeral Home