WILTON, Conn. – Grace Gertrude Clark, 96, died Sunday, Feb. 8, at Brookdale Place.
Born in Meriden, Conn., on Aug. 3, 1918, Clark was a 1939 graduate from New Britain Teachers College, achieving the honor of valedictorian. She received her master’s degree in art from New York University in 1948. She taught high school commercial courses for many years in Seymour, Conn., Danbury and later in East Norwalk. Later, she came out of retirement briefly to each at the Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School.
She and her friends enjoyed traveling to many interesting places such as Hawaii and Japan. She was a longtime, faithful member of the East Avenue Methodist Church and served as organist for a short time, sang in the choir and served as the financial secretary in the business office.
Clark is survived by a sister-in-law, two nieces and other relatives. She was predeceased by a brother.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. at East Avenue United Methodist Church, 244 E. Avenue, East Norwalk. Friends are invited to meet the family at the church from 9-11 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the East Avenue United Methodist Church.
To leave online condolences, visit the Hoyt-Cognetta Funeral Home here.
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