Gary A. Clark

Gary A. Clark

Gary A. Clark, 83, of Mayfield, passed away on November 11, 2017, with his family by his side.

Born in Gloversville on October 8, 1934, he was the son of the late Jonah and Pearl (nee: MacGregor) Clark. Gary was raised and educated in Johnstown and was a graduate of Johnstown High School, class of 1952. Gary graduated from Bentley College in Boston, Mass. with a degree in accounting and finance.

Gary proudly served in the United States Air Force, stationed in Morocco.

On October 26, 1968, Gary married Betty Beal and together they lived in Mayfield.

Gary was a member of Mayfield United Methodist Church.

Gary spent many years in the family business, Clark and Bullis, a leather splitting company in Gloversville. Later, Gary was employed by Fulton County Bank, now NBT, in Gloversville for many years. He retired from the U.S. Government as a commercial loan officer.

Gary was a former member of Sons of the American Revolution.

Gary will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother. Gary’s family will cherish the times spent while he played the piano and sang to them. He was an avid Buffalo Bills and NY Mets fan.

Survivors include Gary’s wife, Betty Clark; his children, Terri (Lee) Mohrman of Gloversville, Timothy (Laurie) Clark of FL, Peter Clark of VT and Kimberly (Benjamin III) Sturgess of Broadalbin; his grandchildren, Alissa and Deanna Clark and Benjamin J. Sturgess IV; his sister, Karen Clark of Rensselaer; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday from 4 until 6 p.m. and Friday from 11 until 12 noon at Gloversville Funeral Service, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville. A memorial service will be held on Friday at 12 noon at the funeral home.

The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff of the ICU of Albany Medical Center in Albany for the compassionate care shown to Gary and the family during his final days.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Mayfield United Methodist Church, 20 N. Main St., Mayfield, NY 12117 or the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be made to the family online at