Duckett Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons

656 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA


Arlette E. Clark

July 13, 1930September 2, 2019

Arlette E. Clark, 89, a lifelong resident of Sudbury, died peacefully, surrounded by her family on September 2, 2019. Born July 13, 1930, she is predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Elbert (Al) Clark Sr of Sudbury, parents Michael (Mickey) and Marion Hriniak of Sudbury, and brothers, Vernon Roberts of Woburn and Theodore Hriniak of Cedarville MI.

Arlette spent her career working in the Sudbury school system, first at Curtis Junior High School as the cafeteria Manager, and then at Nixon School. She loved spoiling everyone with her amazing cooking, and her toll house cookies were well known as “Grammie cookies” as only she could make. Arlette also had a love and talent for knitting, and anyone who knew her she would gift with slippers or Christmas stockings. Arlette enjoyed gardening, basking in the sun, and spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

Arlette leaves behind her children, Elbert (Chuck) Clark Jr. and his partner Judy Juliani of Lancaster, Michael Clark of St Albans, ME, Deborah Klee and her husband Russell of Midway, GA, Donald Clark and his wife Marion of Uxbridge, Nancy Clark of Sudbury, Doreen Richard and her husband Paul of Pinellas Park, FL, and Marion (Marnee) Figueiredo and her partner Patrick Feeney of Quincy. She also lovingly leaves 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She had an amazing life and leaves many beautiful memories.

Family and friends are invited to graveside services Saturday September 14, 2019 at 11:00am at New Town Cemetery followed by a remembrance gathering at 200 Horsepond Road, Sudbury. The children of Arlette request in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Hospital in Arlette’s name.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, September 14, 2019


Arlette E. Clark

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Debbie Klee

September 14, 2019

To my mother, my mentor and my forever friend. My life has been truly blessed to have had you as my mom. The memories will live forever in my heart. As painful as your passing is, I'm smiling as I know you are dancing in the beautiful castle Dad built for you. You're surrounded in heaven by all our loved ones, and they'll be one he'll of a party when we all meet again. Be at peace Mom and know how much you were and always will be loved. I love you with all my heart and
Soul. ❤❤❤❤😇😇

Little Arlette White

September 13, 2019


There is no better person than a Grammy, there is no better Grammy than you. I'm so grateful I was lucky enough to be one of the grandchildren you loved so much and our weekly family dinners growing up. I learned so much about how to be a kind, strong, and caring person from your example. Though you have moved on from this realm, your spirit can never and will never be forgotten. We love you so much and we always will. Index finger waving goodbye for now, may we meet again in the next life.
Love, your namesake, Little Arlette.

Ashley Lopez

September 9, 2019

I was so lucky to be able to have you as my grandmother. I will always cherish the memories we made together. Nobodys cookies will ever compare to yours. I will miss you everyday but am so happy you are back together with Grampie. I love you a bushel and a peck, a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck... to infinity and beyond. Xoxoxo

rae edelson

September 8, 2019

I do not have a memory since my relationship is with her daughter Marion whom I work with at Vinfen.
Marion is such a splendid woman that I can't help but think Arlette was also, and this is substantiated by the charming obituary telling the story of her life.
I love the cookies and the knitting and what sounds like a generosity of spirit.
So Marion and family my condolences. Take care, Rae

Corinne Doherty

September 7, 2019

To the Clark Family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother/grandmother. Michael and I have heard about this wonderful woman over the years since we’ve met Mike. We are sending our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and pray your memories will comfort you over time. God bless you all.
Corinne and Michael Doherty

Diane Whitcomb -Weisblatt

September 7, 2019

To my second mom who will be truly missed.I spent all of my childhood life up at the Clarks house with Doreen ,eating dinner camping out under the picnic tables. Swimming and eating those famous cookies. I couldn't have asked for a better second mom. Rest in peace mom Clark

Joey Hardy

September 6, 2019

This was one of the best ladies I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. I loved her so much and she always showed me emense love back. I was her joey. I am so sorry for your loss. The world has truly lost an amazing woman. I will always remember you fondly. Love you Grammy.

Chuck Clark

September 6, 2019

MOM, I knew you the longest but shared you with Mike, Deb, Don, Nancy, Dorreen and Marnee . You were the BEST and NO ONE can ever replace you. Rest in Peace, with no more pain and enjoy your Polka's with Dad........

Jennifer Baker

September 6, 2019

Dear Clark Family,
I was honored to know this caring, loving, woman. I was gifted with her cookies so many times. She always made me feel welcomed in her home.
My prayers to all.
Marni, she was so fortunate to have you as a daughter. As well as all her wonderful children and grandchildren.
Love and God bless,

Robin Moore

September 6, 2019

My heart is broken. But I know your with your love.. RIP with uncle Al. I will always have you in my heart, you treated me like one of your own...I will miss you sweet hugs and your whistling that sound like a beautiful bird.. all my love Robbie