Peter Francis Clark

February 24, 1954January 1, 2014

HARWICH - Peter Francis Clark, 59, of Harwich, MA passed away Jan 1, 2014 after a 14 month battle with colon cancer. He was born on Feb 24, 1954 in Bronxville, NY to the late Francis P. Clark and Lenore M. Clark, of Harwich, MA. Peter graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa from Davidson College in 1976 and received his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University in 1980. Peter was an accomplished lawyer, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Continental Energy Systems, LLC in Port Huron, MI with operations in Michigan, Alaska and New Mexico. He was General Counsel and Secretary for Conectiv in Wilmington, DE (formerly Delmarva Power) holding various positions from 1985 to 2002. He was admitted to the bar in Michigan, Delaware and Virginia. He was a member of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and on the Legal Committee for the American Gas Association. Peter is remembered for his love of history, his intellect, sharp wit, infectious laugh, and unwavering devotion to his extended family and friends. He was an active member of the Cape Cod Community supporting Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, the Family Pantry; Harwich, the College Light Opera; Falmouth the Orpheum, the Snow Library; Orleans and many other charitable organizations. He was a Harwich homeowner and visited and lived in the area for more than 30 years. An avid cyclist, Peter was known to ride the bike path from Chatham to Orleans daily. He swam, sailed and enjoyed his many friends in the Great Sands Lake community. He passed on his love of the Cape to his niece, nephews and grand nephews teaching them to swim, sail and row on Buck’s Pond. Peter is survived by his mother, Lenore M. Clark of Harwich; two sisters: Christine (Clark) Morrison of Charlottesville, VA; and Ann (Clark) Tucker and brother-in-law, Stuart Peterson of St. Paul, MN . He is also survived by his niece and god-daughter Megan Tucker, St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH; Christopher and Angela Tucker (Edina, MN), god-son, Patrick Tucker and fiance Laura Sherin (New York City) and Sean and Katelyn Tucker (Virginia Beach, VA) as well as three great-nephews in Edina, MN. Peter’s family and friends would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of the Mary McCarthy Hospice House in East Sandwich for their generosity of care, as well as their physical and emotional support during Peter’s stay throughout the holiday season. A wake will be held Wed, Jan 8 from 5pm to 7 pm at Doane, Beal & Ames, 260 Main Street, West Harwich, MA. A memorial mass will be held Thurs, Jan 9 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 57 Highland Ave, Chatham, MA . Contributions may be made in Peter Clark’s name to the Peter F. Clark Memorial Fund, Office of Donor Relations, Davidson, College, Box 7174, Davidson, NC 28035 or to the Mary McCarthy Care Center- Hospice, 73 Service Road, East Sandwich, MA 02537 – https;//


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 8, 2014
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, January 9, 2014

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January 29, 2015

I think of you often my friend.

Mary Ann Ford

January 27, 2014

I just found out about Peter's death and I'm so sad about the news. He was such a kind, intelligent man and I enjoyed talking with him over the years.

Mary Ann Ford, Hunton & Williams (alumni-lawyer program).

Nancy Eaton

January 11, 2014

My deepest sympathies to Peter's family. I have such fond memories of him when we worked together at Delmarva Power.

Peter Bonington

January 10, 2014

My deepest condolences to Peter Clark's family. Peter was a very kind and generous person and was always welcoming to me when I was visiting on Cape Cod. He will be greatly missed.

Michael Fleischer

January 9, 2014

Mrs. Clark, Ann and Chris, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. Peter was an incredible person and I will miss him dearly. It was an honor to have worked with him and to have known him.

The Staff of Doane Beal & Ames Funeral Home

January 9, 2014

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies at this difficult time.

Bruce Campbell

January 8, 2014

I am saddened to hear of Peter's passing. My heartfelt condolences to all of you, his family.

Anna Reimann

January 7, 2014

Wonderful Peter, your sense of humor, your love of will be missed...

Mollie Bishop

January 6, 2014

Christine, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on the loss of your brother. May God keep you all in the comfort of his love.
Mollie Bishop

Mollie Bishop

January 6, 2014

Christine, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on the loss of your brother. May God keep you all in the comfort of his love.
Mollie Bishop