Theresa M. Clark Print E-mail

Theresa M. Clark

beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend;

Theresa M. (Ward) Clark, 91, formerly of Dracut, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning at Brightview Senior Living in Billerica surrounded by her loving family.

She was the loving wife of the late Francis L. Clark.

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, October 5, 1927, a daughter of the late Thomas and the late Eva (Dumais) Ward, she attended St. Patrick Grammar school, and was a graduate of St. Patrick Girl's High School in the Class of 1944.

Prior to her retirement, Theresa was a Tax Examiner for the Internal Revenue Service in the Andover office for over 20 years.

Theresa had several interests including following national politics, traveling, especially taking cruises with family and friends.

She is survived by two daughters Patricia C. Salem and her husband Thomas of Dracut and Karen A. Parkins and her husband Rex of Dracut; four grandchildren Timothy F. Parkins and his wife Hollie of Tyngsboro, Olivia J. Parkins and fiancé Shane Niven of Nashua, NH, Andrew R. Parkins and Shauna L. Salem both of Dracut; two great grandchildren Makaylin and Liam Parkins; a brother James Ward and his wife Frances of Melbourne, FL; several nieces and nephews.

Theresa was also the sister of the late Gerald and John Ward.

The members of the family wish to extend their sincere appreciation to Leah and Rusyenne for their personal care and compassion along with the entire staff at Brightview Assisted Living Center in Billerica.

Friends may call the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. in LOWELL from 4 to 8 P.M. Friday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Mass to be celebrated Saturday morning at ST. MICHAEL CHURCH at 10 o'clock followed by her burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. E-condolences/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in her memory to American Cancer Society of Greater Lowell, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O'Donnell, Jr. (978) 458-8768.   



Condolences (2)
  •  - Condolence
    Dear Patty, Rich and I would like to share how much we enjoyed knowing your mom during our brief encounters with her. Just a lovely person, very friendly, with an easy laugh and obviously a very strong woman! She raised two great daughters! Our sincerest condolences to you and your family. Warm regards, Richard Vigeant and Joyce Gannon-Vigeant
  • Liz Cseko-Vigeant  - Sincerest Sympathy
    To Terry's dear family, especially Patty and Karen. Your mother, grandmother & great grandmother was such a wonderful lady, very warm and always friendly and kind to everyone she met. She was also a very determined and strong woman who followed her beliefs. She never pulled any punches. What you saw is what you got!!! I will miss her dearly, especially on all holidays which she made so warm and inviting. Her famous gravy and stuffing will be missed! My condolences and thoughts are with you all at this sad time. Love, Liz
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