HANOVER, N.H. — A memorial service for Mark Clayton Ewing, 75, who died May 8, 2012 at home with family after a brief illness with cancer will be held Saturday, May 26 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hanover at 1 p.m.
Mark was born in Neenah, Wis., on Feb. 20, 1937. Mark leaves behind his devoted wife of 23 years, Marilyn Ewing; two sons, Mark Ewing and wife, Margaret of Claremont, N.H., and William Ewing and wife, Gemma of Weeki Wachee, Fla.; daughter, Sarah Reynolds; granddaughter, Carly of Claremont, N.H.; stepson, Eric Emery and wife, Andrea; and granddaughter, Ayela of Quechee; a sister, Marcia Tuthill and husband, Howard of Oak Park Heights, Minn.; mother-in-law, Marilyn Brzica of Sarasota, Fla.; and ex-wife, Judy Ewing of Claremont. Mark had four nieces, nephews, and 10 great-nieces and nephews.
Mark was predeceased by his parents, Janet and Clayton Ewing; son-in-law, Ronald Reynolds; and nephew, Clayton Tuthill.
Mark was educated at Deerfield Academy, Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School. He was an accomplished world class sailboat racer; including several trans-Atlantic races, the Bermuda Race and races on the Chesapeake Bay and the Great Lakes.
His business experience included the founding of several businesses: Nautor Sailboat Inc., and Lyme Angler of Hanover. He had also been V.P. of Palmer Johnson.
Mark was a great outdoorsman and loved fly-fishing, camping, hunting, sailing and canoeing. He was most at home in the wilderness and will be remembered as a loyal friend.
Mark loved his family and nothing made him happier than spending time with them.
Donations in Mark’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
Ray Funeral Home handled the arrangements for the family.
This obituary first appeared in the May 24th, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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