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Francis Lincoln Clark

August 10, 1959 — August 15, 2021

Francis Lincoln Clark, Jr. (aka Big Papi, aka Mr. Orange, aka Frank the Tank, aka Francis Lincoln), age 62, of Lowell, MA, passed away on August 15, 2021, with his family, holding his hands, by his side. 
Frank was born in Lowell, on August 10,1959 a son of Francis L. and Theresa A. "Terry" (Temple) Clark, Sr., of Lowell who survive him.
He attended St. Michael Parochial School until grade 8, Bishop Guertin High School, and UMass Lowell with a major in business, and a minor in partying at his fraternity, TKE. In his younger days, he played a mean accordion and had aspirations of being a priest some day.  
Frank has always had an entrepreneurial spirit, even from a young age with his own paper route, accompanied by his dog Dutches. That drive followed him into starting his own successful business, Lewis & Clark, in his early 20s. However, Frank's true passion has always been helping others become the greatest versions of themselves. This led him into his career as Mr. Orange, inspiring and touching thousands of people around the world. For those that knew Frank best, he will always be remembered by his smile, goofy sense of humor, his caring nature, endless energy and drive. He was a man that truly took the saying "sing and dance like nobody is watching" to a whole new level. He was loved by so many.
Frank is preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter and Jean Temple and Thomas and Anna Clark from Lowell, MA.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his children, Robert Francis Clark (Bobby) and his wife Jessica and Jennifer Lee Wegiel (Jenny) and her husband Jason, his siblings, Steven Clark and his wife Cheryl, Laura Vertun and her husband Steve and Richard Clark and his wife Celeste, and grandchildren Nolan Edward Wegiel (Mr. NEW) and Brooks Robert Clark. 

Frank's Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday morning, August 21, at 11 AM in St. Michael Church, 543 Bridge Street, Lowell. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Burial will be private. To view a live stream of the Mass, please use the following link:
https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/879264347
Flowers and memorials may be provided to the McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home, 327 Hildreth St, Lowell, MA 01850.

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