Stanley Norman Clark

January 19, 1922
- February 20, 2005

DERBY - Stanley Norman Clark, 83, husband of Eleanor N. (Black) Clark, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at his residence. He was born Jan. 19, 1922, in Houlton, the son of Norman and Beatrice (Van Tassel) Clark. He was raised in Oakfield and graduated from Oakfield High School in 1939. He was employed as a machinist by the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad for 41 years. A committed and loving husband and father, he was also an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. He was particularly fond of his many fishing trips with his brother, two sons and friends to the Allagash. Stan served with the U.S. Army Signal Intelligence as a cryptologist in the Pacific Theater during World War II, deciphering Japanese code. He and his unit received numerous decorations in support of the war effort. Stan is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Eleanor; two sons, Brett and his wife, Candy, of Pembroke, N.H., Mark and his wife, Sue, of Auburn; a granddaughter, Kate and her husband, James Carlson, of Lewisville, N.C.; two grandsons, Andrew and Michael Clark of Portland; a sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Decker; two sisters-in-law, Ruth Clark and Norma Black; and several well thought of nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, and good friend, Merle Clark.. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Good Shepherd Food Bank, PO Box 1807, Auburn, ME 04211-1807. A memorial service at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, Augusta, will be announced in the spring. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home.


DERBY - A graveside memorial service for Stanley Norman and Eleanor Naomi Clark will be held noon May 19, at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, 163 Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. Call Mark at 786-8694 if directions are required.


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