Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Pete Clark

Francis J. "Pete" Clark

October 13, 1925
New Brunswick, NJ

May 26, 2012
Somerset, NJ

1941-42 Saint Peter's - New Brusnwick, NJ (High School)
1942-43 Saint Peter's - New Brusnwick, NJ (High School)
1943-44 Mount St. Mary's (College)
1946-47 Mount St. Mary's (College)
1947-48 Mount St. Mary's (College)
1948-49 Mount St. Mary's (College)
1950-51 Allenbeth / Carbondale Aces (ABL)
1951-52 Carbondale Aces (ABL)

Born to Thomas and Rose Clark, "Pete" was a gifted athlete, playing football, baseball and basketball in high school and then at Mount St. Mary's. After his freshmen year, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the European theater in World War 2 and after as a medic. He returned to Mount St Mary's after the war where the 6'4 center finished his career with over a 1000 points. After graduating, he played a couple years of pro basketball with the Carbondale Aces. He would be the owner and vice-president of the Brunswick Rubber Company until retiring in 1987.

Pete married Pauline Mazellan (d. 2007) in 1953 and they had four sons and two daughters. Sadly, one of his sons, Douglas, passed away in 1956 at four months of age.

Obituary, Home News Tribune, May 30, 2012


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