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Arthur E. "Art" Clark

Arthur E. “Art” Clark       “beloved husband, father and grandfather”

SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Arthur E. “Art” Clark, 75, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016 in the Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY, after a long illness.

Born on June 23, 1941 in Wilmington, Delaware, he was a son of Lewis and Vesta Webster Clark.  On August 6, 1994 at his home in Shinglehouse, he married Sharon L. Robinson, who survives.

Art was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse, Class of 1959.  He graduated from Alfred State College with a degree in engineering.

He was employed as a project engineer for many years by Dresser-Rand Industries in Wellsville, NY, retiring in 2003 at age 62.

Art enjoyed woodworking.  He loved his dogs Max and Molly.  He loved being with his family and friends.

Surviving besides his wife are three daughters, Melissa (Joel) Berkheimer of Roulette, Erika Clark of Chicago, Illinois, and Amy Whitesell of Austintown, Ohio; a son, Douglas (Ida) Wixson of Pembroke Pines, Florida; five grandsons; a sister, Reba Dickerson of Shinglehouse; and several nieces and nephews.

Art was predeceased by his parents.

Friends may call from 10am to 12 noon on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will follow at noon with Art’s friend, Pastor Ann Jenkins of the Shongo Country Chapel, Shongo, NY, officiating.  Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Art, visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com



A candle was lit in memory of Arthur Clark

Sherrie Dec 21 2021 6:26 PM

So sorry to learn of Art's passing. I went to school at OV with Art but the true stories are the ones Everett tells of the rides to and from work at Worthington (at that time). They still make him laugh.

Everett and Donetta Brandt Oct 16 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Arthur Clark

Darla Pease Kello Oct 11 2016 12:00 AM

Art, you are with the Lord and pain free, but I will really miss you chatting on face book, talking about so many great memories like seeing you come to house and picking on each other. You was always there for our family, we loved you so much. We will always remember our good ole times. Please go rest high and tell everyone in heaven we love and miss them. You will be sadly missed Art. With love Darla :(

Darla Pease Kello Oct 11 2016 12:00 AM


I am deeply sadden to learn of Art's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I still vividly remember my first day of work at Dresser-Rand and meeting Art. He put his arm on my shoulder and said Jay Bird let me explain a few things to you.....He was a great coach and mentor to me and to this day I still reflect on his words of wisdom. Rest in peace.

Jay King Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM

I send my condolences and prayers to Sharon and family. I remember Art when I worked at the store in Ceres when it was Newton's. Art was a great guy. He was quite quick to offer many stories any time he come into the store. May you find comfort in the LORD and each other to get you through the tough and rough days, weeks and months ahead. GOD BLESS

Don Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Sharon,

Please accept my sincere condolences, on Art's passing. He was always wonderful to be around, and work with......he was so professional with his duties, but tempered it with a sense of humor and spirit. Take care & God bless you. Fred Bender

Fred Bender Oct 7 2016 12:00 AM

Sharon & Family, So saddened to here of Art's passing. I went to high school with Art and we reconnected a bit ago through Facebook. We messaged back and forth about his illness and it was amazing how through all the hills and valleys he kept such a positive attitude. Rest in peace, friend. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this sad time.

Mary Lou Metzger Elwood Oct 6 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all family & friends.

Donna J. Holly Oct 5 2016 12:00 AM

Sharon and family, so sorry to hear of Art's passing. I spent many years working along side and with Art at Turbodyne / Dresser-Rand. He was always quick to lend a helping hand, share information or offer up a story or two. He was respected by co-workers and clients alike and will be sorely missed. God Bless!

Rick Whinery Oct 5 2016 12:00 AM

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