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Ronald H. Clark, 77, of Bridges at Brookline, Mifflintown and formerly of Mifflintown, passed away at 4:55 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Brookline.
Born on September 1, 1942 in Lewistown, Mifflin Co., he was the son of the late Harry E. and Dorothy (Linn) Clark and a stepson of the late Alma (Koons) Clark. On May 17, 1964 he married his surviving wife, Joan E. (Lauver) Clark with whom he was blessed to share almost 55 years of marriage before his passing.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Kimberly Elizabeth Clark of Mifflin, a son, Troy Linn Clark of Liverpool; siblings, Richard P. Clark and his wife Beth of Mechanicsburg, David S. Clark and his wife Pamela of East Waterford, Linda S. Willis and her husband Phillip of Dayton, Ohio and he leaves behind 5 grandchildren, Chantz Swartz, Morgan Swartz, Parker Clark, Hayden Clark and Sophia Clark.
He was a 1960 graduate of Juniata Joint High School, Mifflintown and received his B.S. degree in business and accounting from Drake College of Florida in 1968.
His memberships included the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, the Union Lodge No. 324 F & AM, both of Mifflintown, A.A.S.R., Harrisburg Consistory where he was a 32° mason, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Juniata Forest No. 88 and the Shelby American Automobile Club.
Mr. Clark was employed as the Credit Manager at Standard Steel, Burnham from 1968 until 1999 when he retired and from 1968 until 1998, he along with his wife owned and operated the Park Plaza Hotel, Mifflintown
Ron enjoyed hunting and attending NASCAR races. He was an avid snowmobiler for many years, and he was well known for his antique and classic car collection. He will long be remembered driving his cars in parades and entering them in car shows. Out of his entire collection his favorite car was his 1966 Shelby GT 350.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown with the Pastor Ronald Shupe officiating. Interment will follow at Union Memorial Gardens, Mifflintown.
A viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, February 17, 2020 at the funeral home, where a masonic service will be accorded by his lodge at 6:45 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Clark’s memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 2595 Interstate Drive, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or to his church, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 109 North Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059.
Online condolences and tributes can be shared with the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.