Florence B. Clark

Florence B. Clark

Florence B. Clark of Broadalbin passed on Thursday, August 19, 2021 with her family by her side. She was born May 12, 1928, the daughter of Lula Knapp Brown and Scott Brown of Gloversville.

She was named with the help of the nursing staff of Nathan Littauer Hospital after Florence Nightingale, who was a pioneer of nursing during her lifetime.

Florence was educated in the Gloversville School systems and met the love of her life while he was on leave during WWII. They were married on June 1, 1946 and relished in life together for 66 years until Martin Clark’s passing in 2012.

Florence is survived by her loyal canine Spike, a daughter Janice Hammond of Johnstown, grandchildren Fredrick Hammond, Steven (Eric) Clark, Roy Hammond, Jeremy Clark, Joyel (Joshua) Richardson and Kimberly (Stephanie) Hammond, great-grandchildren Noah Champlin, Lisa Miller, Gina Miller and Kenneth Clark; as well as her half-brother, Chet Brown (Percilla). Florence was preceded in death by her husband Martin Clark, son Lee Clark, son in law Richard Hammond and all of her sisters Francis Pitt, Nellie Skinner, Carrie Warner and Edith Spencer and half-brother Richard Brown.

Florence worked many jobs through her lifetime, most importantly being a mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was her husband’s right-hand man running Clarks Photograph Camera Museum and Clarks Heritage Museum out of their home in Broadalbin.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 11 a.m. until 12 noon on Friday, August 27 at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St; Gloversville, where a funeral service will follow at 12 noon with the Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams officiating.

Interment will follow at Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery, Broadalbin.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 108 Steele Ave., Gloversville, New York, 12078.

Online condolences to the family may be made at www.brbsfuneral.com

51 Fremont St., Gloversville725-1121

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