Marjorie A. Clark, 83, homemaker, fox hunter


Marjorie A. Clark, a homemaker and volunteer, died Saturday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Lutherville resident was 83.

Born Marjorie Armstrong Pendleton in Baltimore, she attended Garrison Forest School and made her debut at the Bachelors Cotillon. At age 17, when she was living in Texas, she earned an airplane pilot's license. She also was an accomplished fox hunter.

In 1941, she married Army Maj. Arthur P. Gorman II, who was killed in action in the Pacific three years later. In 1947, she married Raymond Skinner Clark, an attorney who was president of Canton Co. He died in 1996.

Mrs. Clark was a volunteer with charitable organizations and Harford Memorial Hospital, and a member of several garden clubs.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Owings Mills, where she was a member.

Mrs. Clark is survived by a daughter, Gwendolen Gorman Bond of Owings Mills; two sons, Junius M. Clark of Port Deposit and Jonathan E. Clark of Baltimore; three brothers, Francis J. Carey of Ambler, Pa., William P. Carey of New York City and Neal Pendleton of Oahu, Hawaii; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

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