H. Clark Col­born, Jr. of New­town Square, PA

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H. Clark Col­born, Jr., age 75, of New­town Square, PA, peace­fully passed away on Oc­to­ber 3, 2016.

He was the son of Harold C. Col­born and Gla­dys Weeks Moon Col­born of St. Davids in Wayne, PA.

Af­ter at­tend­ing Colorado Rocky Mountain Board­ing School, he re­turned to grad­u­ate from Rad­nor High School in 1959. He served as a mem­ber of the Se­cret Mil­i­tary In­tel­li­gence Ser­vice in the US Army and was hon­or­ably dis­charged. Clark at­tained his B.S.B.A. from El­iz­a­beth­town Col­lege in 1966 where he met Janet.

Clark was a de­voted hus­band and lov­ing fa­ther, as well as a loyal friend to those who knew him.

He loved singing bar­ber­shop har­mony and en­joyed mu­si­cals, jazz, and com­edy; hu­mor was a huge part of his life and he al­ways wanted to leave peo­ple smil­ing. His ax­iom was al­ways “There is no right way to do a wrong thing.”

Clark is sur­vived by his wife, Janet (El­len­berger), whom he mar­ried in 1967, his chil­dren Kath­leen Col­born of Man­hat­tan, NY and son, Ken­neth Col­born of Ex­ton, PA, a sis­ter, El­iz­abeth Turner, of North Car­olina, and many nieces and neph­ews.

Clark spent his life pas­sion­ately de­voted to the fi­nan­cial plan­ning busi­ness for more than 60 years. He re­ceived his Char­tered Life Un­der­writer (CLU) and Char­tered Fi­nan­cial Con­sul­tant (ChFC) des­ig­na­tions from the Amer­i­can Col­lege, was a Cer­ti­fied Se­nior Ad­vi­sor (CSA), life and qual­i­fy­ing mem­ber of the Mil­lion Dol­lar Round Ta­ble, con­sis­tent Na­tional Qual­ity Award re­cip­i­ent, mem­ber of the Trust Coun­selor’s Net­work and the Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of In­de­pen­dent Fi­nan­cial Ad­vi­sors. He was rec­og­nized in in­dus­try pub­li­ca­tions for his help in de­vel­op­ment of The Se­nior In­come So­lu­tion (SIS).

Clark was a mem­ber of Ma­sonic Blue Lodge #322, the Greater West Ch­ester Cham­ber of Com­merce, for­mer board mem­ber of Good­will In­dus­tries, and past vol­un­teer for Big Broth­ers, Easter Seals and the Amer­i­can Heart As­so­ci­a­tion. He was a mem­ber of the Wil­lis­town United Methodist Church, where both he and Janet were youth group lead­ers for more than 25 years.

Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to a me­mo­rial ser­vice to cel­e­brate his life on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 22nd at the Wil­lis­town United Methodist Church, 6051 West Ch­ester Pike, New­town Square, PA 19073, Ph: 610-644-2227, where friends are in­vited af­ter 9:30am. Ma­sonic Ser­vice at 10:45am, Me­mo­rial Ser­vice at 11:00am. Memo­ri­als may be sent in Clark’s name to the Wil­lis­town United Methodist Church or to the Amer­i­can Heart As­so­ci­a­tion, PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.

Ar­range­ments by The Dono­hue Fu­neral Home, West Ch­ester, PA, www. dono­hue­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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