ALBION, ME--Carol Laverne Clark, 85, of Albion, ME, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 3, 2018 surrounded by family at Lakewood Continuing Care Center. Carol passed peacefully into the waiting arms of her Lord and Savior and was reunited with her husband Leslie “Pal” Clark who predeceased her on November 26, 2014. They were married on September 8, 1951 and enjoyed a long and happy marriage.\r\n\r\nCarol was born April 23, 1933, the oldest daughter of Elwood and Alice Knight. She graduated from Besse High School in Albion, ME and shortly after began her married life and raising her family. She was a member of the Fairfield United Methodist church and Albion Senior Citizens group. She also immensely enjoyed her monthly meetings with the “Tea Party Ladies”. Carol was known for her homemaking skills, wonderful food including the best chocolate chip cookies and cherry nut cake around, her crafting abilities, her crochet or knit doilies and afghans, needlework, and handmade gifts. Anyone who was blessed to receive one of her handmade gifts truly knew how special they were to her. \r\n\r\nIn addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her parents, Elwood and Alice (Haskell) Knight.\r\n\r\nShe is survived by a large and loving family. Surviving her is younger sister Barbara Knight of Albion, ME who spent almost every day of the past 9 months by her side, caring for her. They shared many fun times together over the years, including a cross country road trip to Texas prior to Pal's passing and have shared many stories of various shenanigans when they were younger. She will be remembered lovingly by her children Sandra (Clark) and husband Lars Jonassen, of Albion, ME, Brian Clark and wife Vicky, of Worcester MA, Steven Clark and wife Janice, of Eagle Pass TX, and Cathy Clark and Sharon Arneson, of Allen TX. She was blessed to have spent many wonderful times and made countless memories with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Surviving her are grandchildren Kelly (Jonassen) Hanscom and husband Mark and their children Annabelle and Reese, Michelle (Clark) Garner and husband Christopher and their children Reid, Ethan, and Alice, Michael Clark and significant other Jessica Lyon and her son Andrew, Keith Jonassen and wife Danielle and their children Calum and Marin, Melissa (Clark) Hackett and her son Emerson, Jessica (Clark) Boulanger and husband Scott and their daughter Sierra, Tyler Humphrey, Gage Humphrey. Since the marriage of her son Brian to Vicky she enjoyed getting to know and welcoming Vicky's children and grandchildren to the family. Carol's grandchildren and great-grandchildren had the privilege of learning many special recipes, canning tips, and crafts from their “Grammie” and “GG”. They will always remember sleepovers, family gatherings, holiday dinners, Clark family reunions, and having her and Grampie at their school activities, sporting events, weddings, and other special life events. She will also be fondly remembered by a large extended family of nieces, nephews, and their families and special longtime friends who are too numerous to list.\r\n\r\nThe family wishes to express their appreciation to the entire staff at Lakewood Continuing Care Center Long Term Unit, Lakewood Continuing Care Center Skilled Unit and MaineGeneral Hospice for the care they provided to Carol in the last months of her life. \r\n\r\nVisiting hours will be held on Thursday, September 6 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street, Fairfield, ME. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 7 at 11:00 in the morning at the Fairfield United Methodist Church on US Route 201 in Fairfield, ME. A reception will be held in the fellowship hall follow the service. Private family burial will occur at a later time.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to MaineGeneral Hospice c/o MaineGeneral Community Care Office of Philanthropy, P.O. Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903. They also request that you have a large bowl of ice cream in Carol's memory because this had become one of her favorite pastimes in recent years.\r\n\r\nAn online guestbook may be signed and memories shared at www.lawrybrothers.com\r\n\r\nArrangements are by Lawry Brothers Funeral & Cremation Care, 107 Main St., Fairfield, ME.