Martin W. Clark, 88, of Broadalbin passed away on Thursday, June 7, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam.
He was born in Gloversville on October 28, 1923, the son of the late Lloyd S. and Bertha Mae (Weiderman) Clark.
He proudly served in the United States Army during WWII.
On June 1, 1946, Martin married Florence (Brown) Clark. They have shared 66 years united in marriage.
He worked for D&K Fiber in Broadalbin for 20 years. Following D&K, Martin went on to work for General Electric for 18 years. In addition to working, Martin was also a self-employed photographer for most of his life. In 1990, Martin opened "Clark's Museum of Photography" where he had roughly 1,500 cameras on display.
Martin was a member of the Broadalbin Kennyetto Volunteer Fire Department for 45 years, life member of the American Legion Robert Lee Walsh Post 337, John A. Baird VFW Post 8690, Fulton County D.A.V., and the Fulton County Historical Society. Additionally, Martin was also a member of the Tryon Amateur Radio Club where his call letters were WB2NLE and the Fulton County REACT Club.
Martin is survived by his wife, Florence Clark of Broadalbin, a son, Lee M. Clark of Perth, a daughter, Janice Hammond (Richard) of Johnstown, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Martin was preceded in death by all of his siblings: Smith Clark, Willis Clark, Chester Clark, Paul Clark, Katherine Oakley and Genevieve Clark.
Family and friends are invited and may call from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, at the Jeffords & Stewart Funeral Home, 85 West Main Street, Broadalbin. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, with the Rev. Bill Delia officiating. Interment will follow at Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery, Broadalbin. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Martin may be made to the Broadalbin Kennyetto Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 295, Broadalbin, NY 12025. Please visit the family's online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com