Blanche T. (Thurston) Clark
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1921 - 2020
Blanche T. Clark, 98 years old, passed away on January 04, 2020 at St, Mary’s Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Arthur J. Clark.
Mrs. Clark was born on November 17,1921 in Waterbury, daughter of the late Freeman P. and Frances (Twitchell) Thurston. Blanche graduated from Naugatuck High School, The College of New Rochelle (Class of 1943) and received her M.S. in Library Science from Southern Connecticut State University (1970). She worked at the Silas Bronson Library, Waterbury CT for over 25 years, helping many in the Business, Industry and Technology Department. She loved to read and looked forward to the morning Waterbury Republican American.
Blanche is survived by three sons, Arthur J. Clark, Jr. and his wife, Arlene, Jeffrey S. Clark and his wife Denise, and Charles M. Clark, and his wife Roberta. She is also survived by two daughters, Marilyn C. Pellett and her husband Lawrence, and Sharon Clark. She will also be missed by her six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her three sisters, Ruth Woodfield, Ellen Thurston and Sally Ciarlo, and her brother Robert Thurston.
The funeral mass will be private, and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. The Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck has been entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to your local library or a charity of your choice.
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