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Obituary: Colleen Clark


Colleen Canvin Clark, 61, of Midlothian, Va., passed away Sunday, June 5, 2011. She is survived by her loving husband, Henry T. Clark III, formerly of Chapel Hill, N.C.; daughter, Melissa C. Trivette and husband, Mike; sons, Chris Clark and wife, Jennifer, and Michael Clark, formerly of Carrboro, N.C.; sister, Bobbie Canvin; brother, James Canvin; three grandchildren, Jordan Clark, Julia Clark and Wesley Trivette; mother-in-law, Blanche Clark; sisters-in-law, Laura Healy and Anne Billings; and countless friends.

Colleen was active in the Catholic Church and in education, working as a teacher, school counselor, peer-counseling coordinator and campus minister. Through these efforts, she has touched countless lives, and was described as a shining beacon in our world. All who knew her considered her a friend (or second mother), a role model and a spiritual woman.

Memorial donations may be made to the ALS Association of DC/VA/MD.

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