Calais- Belle Small Clark, 87, passed away peacefully December 9, 2014, at a Machias hospital after a period of declining health.  She was born May 29, 1927 in Pembroke, Maine.  She was the daughter of the late Carle and Phyllis (Brown) Small.  Belle graduate from Pembroke High School.

Belle had a passion for music.  She enjoyed attending Gospel concerts at many area churches.  She played the piano for many years at the People’s United Methodist Church in Pembroke.  She also loved crocheting projects and spending time laughing with her adored family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Carleton Clark; a sister, Muriel; and her beloved daughter Diane Dudley.  She is survived by her son David and his wife Mary of Missouri.  She also leaves behind eight grandchildren; Donald of Missouri, David and his wife Gloria of California, Vicki and her husband Ray of North Carolina, Emmy of Florida, Andrea Mahar of Bangor, Maine, Pete Mahar Jr. and his wife Frith of Winslow, Maine,  Melissa McLean and her husband Fred of Calais, Maine and Tabitha and her husband Randy of New Portland, Maine.  Also, two very special sisters; Jane Morgan of Pembroke, Maine and Mary Foster and her husband Dana of Wells, Maine.  She will be fondly remembered by many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

Graveside services will be held at Forrest Hill Cemetery in Pembroke, Maine in the spring.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to DownEast Hospice 24 Hospital Lane,


Calais, ME 04619 or the First Baptist Church of Calais.