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Obituary: Wendy Weiss Clark '69

Wendy Weiss Clark of Great Barrington Road, West Stockbridge, MA, died Monday, December 19, at Fairview Hospital after a long struggle with leukemia. She was surrounded by people she loved. The daughter of Dolly and Richard Weiss, Wendy was born on October 10, 1947, and grew up in Roslyn Heights, New York. She attended The Wheatley School and Antioch College, received her BA from Skidmore College and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Connecticut. In 1969 she married Alan Clark '67 in Old Westbury, Long Island, and they moved to the Berkshires in 1973. Alan and Wendy adopted their son, Andy, in 1979, through Berkshire Children and Families. In 2010 the Clarks traveled to Japan for the joyful occasion of Andy's wedding to Aki Shibutani. Wendy lived in Berkshire County for the last 38 years and during that time worked at Berkshire Community College, Ron Dyer Pottery, Crosby's, Berkshire Children and Families and most recently at Berkshire Medical Center. She was an avid and accomplished gardener, cook, traveler and a loyal and loving friend. Unconventional, insightful, supportive and generous, she will be greatly missed by the many who loved her. In addition to her husband, son and daughter-in-law, Wendy is survived by her brothers Richard, John and Tom, her sisters-in-law Edie and Rickamae, her former sister-in-law Jane, her nieces and nephews Zachary, Jean, Karen, Bill, Anne, Katie, Noni and Alan. FUNERAL NOTICE: A gathering of friends will be held Thursday, Dec. 22nd from 5 to 7 p.m. at Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home in Great Barrington.