Newkirk & Whitney Funeral Home

318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT


Desmond E Clark

November 26, 1955February 14, 2020

Desmond Edward Clark, age 64, passed away unexpectedly on Friday February 14 in Marysville, CA. He was born on November 26, 1955 in Hartford, CT to the late Edward R. Clark and Fabiola Noel Clark. A graduate of Penney High School, he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. After relocating to Florida he maintained a residence in Dania Beach. His work as a troubleshooter in electrical power plants took him to Ghana and Venezuela. Most recently he was employed by North American Energy Services and was working as a sub-contractor for Calpine in California. An avid fan of motor sports, he will be most remembered for his quirky sense of humor.He is survived by his sisters: Linda Clark Romagnoli and her husband Mario Romagnoli of Dobbs Ferry, NY, Marie Clark Large and her husband A. Michael Large of Sanford, NC, Diane Clark Casavant and her husband Louis Casavant of Hopkinton, MA and his brother: Edward John Clark and his wife Mary Tranquillo Clark of Jupiter, FL. As well as many nieces and nephews: Anna Romagnoli, Edmund Romagnoli, Laura Casavant Pahigiannis, David Casavant, Michael Large, Zachary Large, Edward Clark and Nicholas Clark. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am on Tuesday, March 10 at St Christopher Church, 538 Brewer St., East Hartford, CT. Friends are asked to gather at the church. Burial to follow at Silver Lane Cemetery. To leave an online condolence please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com


  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, March 10, 2020


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Patty Merrick

March 11, 2020

I went to high school with Desmond and graduated with him. I wish I had seen this before tonight. I am so sorry for your loss the angels have a wonderful new angel to help them. God bless

Dwight Slocum

March 5, 2020

Desmond was a customer who became a friend. A true BMW motorcycle enthusiast. I always enjoyed our conversations when Desmond called for parts or advice about his motorcycle. Truly a unique person. He will be missed.