SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

November 19, 2013

Lorena (Duest) Clark


Beverly — Mrs. Lorena (Duest) Clark, 83, beloved wife of the late Harry C. Clark Sr., with whom she shared 51 years of marriage, passed away at Kaplan Family Hospice House, on Thursday, November 14, with her family by her side. She had suffered from the Alzheimer’s disease for the last two years.

Lorena was the daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian Duest of Beverly. She grew up there and made Beverly her home. She was a caregiver to her mother, husband and several brothers and sisters.

A loving mom and a very funny lady, she is survived by her sons, Mark Clark, and granddaughter, Sydney Rae Clark of New Castle, Colo., and Harry C. Clark Jr. and his wife, Linda Scotti of Beverly. She leaves two special daughters, Sandra Nicholson and Donna Dolliver; and many loving nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her siblings, Katherine Crampsey, Dorothy Maggazu, Helen Marcheterre, and Alice Caler, and Francis, Frank and Ralph Duest.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral services are private. Assisting the family with the arrangements is The O’Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Sq., at Salem Common, Salem. Donations in Lorena’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice. To share a memory, or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.