Raymond Clark, age 90

of Braintree

Raymond Clark, age 90

Raymond Clark, age 90, of Braintree, formerly of Weymouth, died peacefully, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at South Shore Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Raymond was born in Weymouth, to the late Raymond L. and Mary E. (Bourget) Clark. He was raised there and was a graduate of Weymouth High School, Class of 1949. He had lived in Braintree for forty years, previously in Quincy.

Raymond was proud to have served in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict.

He was a certified orthotist for sixty-five years. In 1979, he opened the Atlantic Prosthetic and Orthotic Company in Westport. He retired in 2004 after operating the business for twenty-five years.

He was a Harley Davidson motorcycle enthusiast. Raymond also enjoyed boating and was a former member of the Town River Yacht Club in Quincy for many years.

He was a longtime, active member of the Church of the Holy Nativity in Weymouth where he served as an usher, eucharistic minister, and former member of the vestry.

Beloved husband for fifty-five years of Phyllis J. (DiMattio) Clark.

Devoted father of Mark L. Clark and his wife Lela of North Carolina, Joseph O. Cortese of Braintree and our beloved friend Deborah Sorrentino, and Michael Cortese and his wife Grace of East Sandwich.

Loving grandfather of Amber and Amanda.

Cherished great grandfather of Ayden and Kimber.

Dear brother of Betteann Kelly of Norwell, and predeceased by his brothers Wayne C. Clark, Lee W. Clark, and Donald Clark. Raymond is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

At the request of the family, graveside services at Mount Wollaston Cemetery in Quincy will be conducted privately at a later date.

For those who wish, donations in Raymond’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452.

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  • Phyllis and family, so sorry for your loss. Ray was such a wonderful guy! Loved that you both rode the bike!! A fixture at Holy Nativity. Will always remember his beautiful smile! RIP! ❤️Paula, Steve and family!

  • Phyllis and family, Sorry for the loss of a wonderful man. Ray extended much kindness to me with great insight to Our Loving Lord. I trust Ray was welcomed by God and continues to offer his kindness to All. May you find comfort and peace at this time.

  • God Speed Ray! It was such an honor and a blessing to know you and be a part of your family for the last 20 years! You kind gentle ways were impressive and living tribute to so many lives that you touched! When asked you were always just fine ,100 % and no matter what you ate, it was always delicious! The image I will always carry with me is you and the love of your life, Phyllis dancing on the deck, in the living room den or kitchen, you would twill her around like you both were 20 with huge smiles on your faces and ending the song in laughter!, I love you Ray as so many many others do!