Bert Edwin James Clark

Aug. 8, 1967 - March 12, 2019

Bert Edwin James Clark, 51, Tyrone, died Tuesday morning at Hillview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness.

He was born in Hornell, N.Y., son of the late Bert E. Clark and Linda S. (Knight) Bacon, and raised by his stepfather, Richard L. Bacon Sr.

Surviving are his father, Richard L. Bacon Sr. of Bellwood; four siblings: Ronaland M. (Don) Boyd of Roaring Spring, Amy M. (Barry) Noel of Riggles Gap, Richard L. Bacon II of Scranton and William M. (Misty) Bacon of Bellwood; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Bert was a 1986 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School. He was formerly employed as a carpenter and also a lineman at Figure 8 Communications. He attended school for the craft of upholstery which in turn sparked his interest and love of leather craft.

Bert was an avid fisherman and a member of the reenactors group at Fort Roberdeau. He was a member of F.O.E. Bellwood, Blazing Arrow Hook & Ladder, Tyrone, and United Veterans Home As­so­ci­a­tion, VFW and American Legion, Bellwood.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A funeral service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, Pastor Randy Zitterbart officiating.

The family suggests that contributions in Bert’s memory be made to Bellwood Sportsmen Club, earmarked for youth fishing tournaments.