Maxine G. (Hurlbert) Clark

obit-clarkLAMOINE – Maxine G. (Hurlbert) Clark passed away peacefully on Oct. 29, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. She was born on June 21, 1935, in Jonesboro the daughter of Leonard Eugene and Ardith (Hatch) Hurlbert.

Maxine attended Machias High School and worked with her husband at the family business until her retirement. Maxine was a member of the Ellsworth Lioness Club. She was a devoted wife, mother and nana. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, making ceramics, feeding and watching the birds and spending time with her family and friends. Maxine and Leon summered at their camp on Molasses Pond and enjoyed playing cards and attending church suppers with their friends.

Maxine is survived by her husband of 62 years, Leon Alan Clark of Lamoine; daughter Susan Clark Bedard and husband, Peter, of Ellsworth; grandchildren Nicole Marie Bedard of Newburyport, Mass., and Evan Alan Marden Bedard of Lamoine; sisters Lorraine Pottle and Velma Hoyt and husband, Paul; sister-in law Lena E. Clark;  nephews and nieces, Michael Hoyt, Wayne Clark and wife, Lisa, Brian Clark and wife, Chrissy, Teresa Clark and husband, Stephen Weiss, Debra Moore and Colleen Clark, and great-nephews Sam and Alex Whitney, Sean and Aiden Clark and great-niece Hanne Clark. Maxine was predeceased by her parents, in-laws, Willie and Etta H. Clark, brother-in-law Darrell L. Clark, nephew Mark Hoyt and niece Sandra Hoyt.

A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 5, at the First Congregational Church of Ellsworth, United Church of Christ at with a reception to follow at the church. At a future time, a private family interment will be at the Harmon Cemetery in East Machias.

Condolences may be expressed at and cards may be mailed to Susan Bedard at P.O. Box 1347, Ellsworth, ME 04605.

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