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