Russell S. Clark, 77

Russell S. Clark, 77, died at his Manheim home on Sunday, December 2, 2012. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Russell W. Clark and Mary Rita Weiler Barnett.

He graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School and worked as a Senior Lab Technician for ALCOA for 35 years. An enthusiastic outdoorsman, Russ enjoyed training his bird dogs and hunting with friends and family. He also enjoyed attending car and gun shows, and was an avid reader. Russ was of the Catholic Faith and he volunteered at the Lititz Library and Manheim Meals on Wheels.

Russell’s family includes his daughter Laura Clark Graybill, wife of Jeffery S., and their sons Cameron S. and Jordan C. Graybill, all of Manheim, and his half-brothers Michael C. Clark of Holtwood and Patrick J. Clark of New Port Richey, FL.

Graveside Services will take place 11AM Friday, December 7, 2012, in St. Joseph New Catholic Cemetery, Charles Road and Rosedale Avenue, Bausman, PA 17504 (near Manor Shopping Center). In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St., Lancaster, PA 17602. To send the family online condolences, please visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory 717-560-5100

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Dear Laura. We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  Russ was a good friend and co-worker at Alcoa.  We had many conversations when we worked together at Alcoa.  A few of them were controversial discussions; but, always ended on a happy note.  In fact, we always agreed that many of those discussions were therapeutic. He was a loyal employee and could always be counted on giving his best effort on the job.  He loved his hunting trips. That was a favorite topic of our discussions at work. I am thankful to have had Russ as a good friend.  He will be missed.

Louis and Mary Crivaro

To Laura & Family,

Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Dad.Marlene & I are very sad to lose our good friend Russ.Although we are at a distance we always stayed in touch.I will always remember the great times we had together at work and hunting.You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Bob and Marlene Berkey

Russ was a regular member of our literary travelers book group at the Lititz Library for many years. He always had a kind word for me; I remember him as a warm and gentle man. He faithfully read and commented on each book every month, no matter how strange he thought some of the book selections! He will be greatly missed, and my condolences to his family. So sorry for your loss.

Rebecca Durbin

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