Rev. Sir Richard Dale Clark, KCHS passed away in Monterey, California on January 21 at the age of 87 years.
Born 05/26/1931 Clifton Springs NY
Graduated Central Square Central 1948 Central Square, NY
Apprentice Pharmacist one and a half years Central Square Pharmacy
Joined US Navy; as Electronic Technician Seaman Recruit April 1949
Served Electronic Technician School Great Lakes IL/Advanced Under Sea Weapon
School, Key West FL/Ordinance Shop New London, CT
Submarine USS Tench Norfolk, VA
Honorable Discharge US Naval Base Norfolk, VA June 1954
Married Diane Marie Goncalves 01/10/1953
Employed at Brookhaven National lab Cosmotron Department Upton, NY 1954 -1966
Earned Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics 1964 Hofstra University Hemstead, NY
Moved to California July 1966
Employed at United Technologies Technical Systems Division Metcalf, CA 1966 – 1989
Diane died 01/05/1989
Entered Pope John XXIII National Seminary Weston MA August 1989
Graduated with Master of Divinity May 1993
Ordained Catholic Priest for Diocese of Monterey Sacred Heart Hollister June 5, 1993
Joined Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem 1995
Retired: July 15, 2005
Father’s Name: Robert Ernest Clark
Mother’s Maiden Name: Oldis Amelia Munroe
Diane 01/17/1932 – 01/05/1989 leaving 2 children
William Allen Clark 11/07/1954 – 10/25/2016
His widow is Carol Clark,
Teresa Ann Clark 03/24/1970
Three Granddaughters, One Grandson (deceased)
Three Great Grand Daughters
A Prayer Viglil will be held at St. Benedict Church on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
On Friday, January 25th, a Mass of the Resurrection will begin at 11:00 a.m. at St. Benedict Church with Bishop Sylvester Ryan presiding. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
A reception at Paine’s Restaurant, 421 East Street will follow the interment.