PORTAGE LAKE – Dorothy (Astle) Clark, 81, known lovingly as Dotty, Mom, and Gram, died peacefully Oct. 2, 2007, at her home. She was born June 12, 1926, in Houlton, the daughter of Frank and Berl (Saunders) Astle. She was a graduate of Houlton High School. Dotty is survived by her husband, Clarence “Bud” Clark of Portage Lake; four daughters, Diane Chouinard and her husband, Joseph, of Portage Lake, Sandra McCassie and her husband, Joel, of Newton, Mass., Beverly Clark of Auburn, Rebecca Clark of Mesa, Ariz.; one son, David Clark of Mapleton; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She was predeceased by two infant sons, Charles Clark, in 1953 and Mark Clark, in 1960. In keeping with her wishes, there will be no viewing, services or flowers. Private interment will be at Portage Lake Municipal Cemetery. Those who wish may contribute in her memory to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are a service of Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home, Ashland. To leave online condolences, please visit www.ouellettefuneralhome.com