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Pete Clarkson

September 12, 1943 — January 18, 2014

Pete Clarkson, 70, of Punta Gorda died early Saturday, January 18, 2014 at his home. He was born September 12, 1943 in England. Pete was well loved and shall be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Gail Berson Clarkson, brother, Michael (Lori) Clavey-George; niece, Angela of Sarasota, Fl; and brother John (Pauline) Clavey-George; niece, Natasha Keyser of England and nephew, John Rendon Clavey-George of Australia. Through marriage to Gail, he also was blessed to gain two daughters, Carolyn Mentel of Michigan and Jenny (Jim) Vankirk of Colorado, along with the addition of ten grandchildren who loved their Grandpa Pete. Pete was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marilyn in 2003; his father, Webster Clarkson and his mother Pauline George. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church of Punta Gorda, 941-639-6309 or Tidewell Hospice 941-627-0848 who so gently guided the care that was given Pete these past months of his long battle with cancer. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2pm on Sunday, January 26, 2014 with memorial service to follow at 2:00PM at Faith Lutheran Church in Punta Gorda. To express condolences to the family, please visit and sign the online guest book. .

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Sunday, January 26, 2014

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