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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Obituary: Arthur E. "Art" Clark, 75, Shinglehouse


“beloved husband, father and grandfather”
SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Arthur E. “Art” Clark, 75, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016 in the Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY, after a long illness.
Born on June 23, 1941 in Wilmington, Delaware, he was a son of Lewis and Vesta Webster Clark.  On August 6, 1994 at his home in Shinglehouse, he married Sharon L. Robinson, who survives.
Art was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse, Class of 1959.  He graduated from Alfred State College with a degree in engineering.
He was employed as a project engineer for many years by Dresser-Rand Industries in Wellsville, NY, retiring in 2003 at age 62.
Art enjoyed woodworking.  He loved his dogs Max and Molly.  He loved being with his family and friends.
Surviving besides his wife are three daughters, Melissa (Joel) Berkheimer of Roulette, Erika Clark of Chicago, Illinois, and Amy Whitesell of Austintown, Ohio; a son, Douglas (Ida) Wixson of Pembroke Pines, Florida; five grandsons; a sister, Reba Dickerson of Shinglehouse; and several nieces and nephews.
Art was predeceased by his parents.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will follow at noon with Art’s friend, Pastor Ann Jenkins of the Shongo Country Chapel, Shongo, NY, officiating.  Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Art, visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com.