Margaret M. (Taylor) Clark

December 17, 1949 ~ October 9, 2021 (age 71)


Margaret Mary Clark passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on October 9, 2021, at the Westerly Health Center. She was 90 years old. Born in Pawtucket, R.I. on June 13, 1931, she was the daughter of Robert and Evelyn (Cuskie) Taylor of Sturbridge, Massachusetts where she spent her childhood along with her late siblings, Shirley, Barbara, and Kenneth. Margaret married the love of her life, Jerry Clark on December 17, 1949, and they had two children, Evelyn Martin of Westerly and the late Michael Clark of Longmeadow, MA. Margaret’s favorite work was as a Direct Support Professional at the Frank Olean Center. She was awarded the OSARR Direct Support Professional Award in 2003 and was proud of the fact that she worked until she was 75years old. In addition to her daughter, she leaves behind 5 grandchildren, Ryan Taylor Martin and his wife Sarah and their daughter, Kyla, Seamus Martin, Korben Cherkas-Clark, Nicole Clark, and Brendon Cherkas as well as 7 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved granddaughter, Kayla Rae Cher-kas-Clark of Longmeadow, MA. Margaret’s family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the devoted staff at the Westerly Health Center for their exemplary, compassionate care over the past six years, as well as to the St. Andrew Lutheran Church Care Team who visited her regularly. A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Andrew Church, 15 East Beach Rd., Charlestown, RI at 11:00 am on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. A private burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Frank Olean Center, 93 Airport Rd., Westerly, RI. 02891.

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Celebration of Life
November 6, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Andrew Church
15 East Beach Road
Charlestown, RI 02813

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