CWO3 US Army (retired) Clark P. Hewitt, age 90, of Wellsboro, PA
CWO3 US Army (retired) Clark P. Hewitt, age 90, of Wellsboro, PA, died on March 9, 2023.
He was born on May 28, 1932 in St. Petersburg, FL, a son of the late John C. Hewitt and Dorothe Roache. He was married to Akiko (Matsuda) Hewitt for 68 years.
Clark retired in 1970 from the US Army as a Nike-Hercules Senior Radar Technician and served in the Korean War and during the Vietnam War. He is the recipient of the Purple Heart from wounds in the Korean War.
Upon retirement from the Army, he was employed by the Boy Scouts of America as a District Scout Executive where he directed the Boy Scout programs in central Maine and then transferred to Wellsboro where he directed programs across north central Pennsylvania.
Clark was an active parishioner in St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Wellsboro. He with Akiko are the owners of Akiko’s Floral Arts.
Clark is survived by his wife: Akiko Hewitt of Wellsboro, PA, six sons: William (Terry) Hewitt of Battle Creek, MI; Jyuji (Susan) Hewitt of Peach Bottom, PA, Clark Hewitt, Jr. of Wellsboro, PA, Timothy (Barbara) Hewitt of Stafford, VA, Patrick (Nancy) Hewitt of Wellsboro, PA, Joseph (Wendy Estock) Hewitt of Wellsboro, PA, and two daughters: Mary (Greg) Brannon of Hughesville, MD; and Therese Hewitt of Westford, VT. He has three sisters: Merrie Anne Slater of St. Petersburg, FL; Valerie Hewitt of St. Petersburg, FL; and Susan (Alan) Hewitt-Hardacre of Macon, GA. In addition, he has 18 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his brother John Hewitt and 3 grandsons.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, March 23, 2023 at 11:00 am at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Wellsboro, PA with Rev. Bryan B. Wright officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Wellsboro, PA.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc. www.carletonfh.com Wellsboro, PA.