Passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on October 30, 2021 in his 85th year. Predeceased by two brothers, Donald and Brian, survived by his wife Laurie of 53 years, sons Dr. Michael Clark and his wife Dr. Megan Williams, and Matthew Clark, Master of Arts, two special grandchildren, Nelson Colin, 7, and Breanna Rose 22, attending UofM, Isabella and Brian Mayer, and their children Noah and Eva, of Gatineau, Québec.
Michael attended St. Michael’s College at UofT, graduating in 1964. He was a lifelong Dundas resident, who taught high school English for many years. He was a member of the Hamilton Naturalists Club and volunteered and supported several charities, notably Canadian Food for Children. Michael and Laurie enjoyed travelling on three continents, especially Africa. He took many nature walks and conducted bird surveys for the Breeding Bird Atlas at our cottage near Bala. A visitation will be held at Turner Family Funeral Home, 53 Main St, Dundas, on Monday, November 8 from 6 – 8p.m. A Funeral Mass will take place at St. Augustine’s Parish, 58 Sydenham St, Dundas, on Tuesday, November 9 at 11:00a.m. Private interment to take place at Grove Cemetery.