Clark – Ronald F. “Sparky”: December 10, 1941 – December 19, 2012. Passed away surrounded by his family after a valiant battle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents Harry and Freda Clark, his younger brothers Richard (Joe) (Joan), Dennis (Dino) (Diane). Survived by his spouse of 51 years Olga (Chibi), his sons Steven (Cindy) of Kingsville, Robert of Windsor, and Chris (Sheri) of Wheatley. Also leaving four grandchildren, Stephanie (S. Korea), Eric (Toronto), Colby and Tyler (Wheatley), a brother George (Jean) of Leamington, a sister Ruth (Jock) Cooper of Holland’s Landing, and many nieces and nephews. He worked at the H.J. Heinz Company for 35 years. He was active in Local 459 UFCW acting as Steward, Chief Steward and on the negotiating committee. He spent his last years at Heinz as the Health and Safety Rep. At Ron’s request, he will be cremated. To celebrate his life an open house will be held at his second home away from home, Jack’s Coffee Shop in Wheatley, on Sunday, December 30, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made by cheque to World Vision Canada or Myeloma Canada by contacting the Hammond Funeral Home 17 Little Street South, Wheatley (519-825-7741).

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