Hampden and Bangor – Evelyn Louise (Jacobsen) Clark, 83, passed away peacefully July 10, 2012 at a Bangor healthcare facility surrounded by her loving family. Evelyn was born in Bangor October 7, 1928 to Louis and Doris (Cunningham) Jacobsen.
Evelyn graduated from Hampden Academy class of 1946. Shortly after graduation she married the love of her life Harvard Clark of Castine. Home describes Evelyn best. She loved to take care of her family, particularly her husband whom she took care of during his 28 years of illness. In her spare time, Evelyn enjoyed word games of all kinds especially jumble books, and was very proud of the fact that she could recite the alphabet backwards, but most of all loved time spent with her family. Evelyn will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister.
Evelyn is survived by her children, David A. Clark and wife Margaret of Bangor, Daniel A. Clark and partner Erin Casey-Dery of Hampden and her children Max and Noah, Carolyn L. Corey and husband Steven of Brewer, Christine C. Bates and husband Scott of Orrington, and Sandra J. Dubovy and husband David of Bangor; grandchildren, Rebecca, Emily, Molly, Benjamin, Jacob, Tonya, Raeanne, Howard and Eric; 2 great granddaughters, Felicity and Iva; a great grandson, Ethan, as well as several nieces and nephews. Evelyn was predeceased by her husband Harvard L. Clark, an infant daughter, Catherine, a grandson, Nathan Clark, and 8 siblings.
Evelyn's family thanks the staff at Ross Manor's Engel Place for their wonderful and compassionate care during her stay.
Family and friends may visit 5-8 P.M., Thursday, July 12, 2012 at Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Avenue, Hampden. A graveside service will be held 10 A.M., Friday, July 13, 2012 at Lakeview Cemetery, Western Avenue, Hampden. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Evelyn's honor may be made to the Estate of Nathan D. Clark, C/O Daniel A. Clark, 1274 Carmel Road N., Hampden, ME 04444 or to a charity of one's choice. Messages of condolence and memories may be shared through www.hampdengilpatrick.com.