David E. Clark, Age 78, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at St. Francis Compassionate Care Hospice.
David served his country proudly in the U.S. Army Reserves for almost 17 years. He was employed by Electric Hose & Rubber for many years, and retired from N.V.F. Corporation. He also drove part time for United Refrigeration.
He is predeceased by his parents, Samuel and Audrey (Gentile) Clark; step-father, John Gentile; and by his sisters, Doris Iorii and June Cox. His wife, Sonya E. (Wyda) Clark, predeceased him in February.
Dave is survived by his daughters, Denise Leary (Joe) of Wilmington and Kelli Cytron (Mike) of Easton, PA, and his sisters, Kay Gentile Barrett, Phyllis Santo of New Castle and Nancy Wilton of Sacramento, CA. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jordan and Connor Leary and Nathan and Nicholas Cytron. He will also be dearly missed by his friends at Mulrooney’s, Cosmos, and Delaware Park.
Friends and family are invited to visitation on Thursday, January 4, after 10 AM at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington, where funeral services will begin at 11 AM. Burial will follow at 1 PM at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear. Condolences may be made at MealeyFuneralHomes.com