George Dennison


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George Dennison Clark

Feb 06 1925 - May 14 2010

George Dennison Clark, age 85, of Largo, Florida, passed away May 14, 2010, in McKinney, Texas, peacefully with his family by his side. He was born and raised in Wakefield, Rhode Island. After high school, George proudly served his country as a United States Marine during World War II. After the war, he earned a bachelors degree from the University of Rhode Island. Following college, he moved to Clearwater, Florida, where he met Marye Smock. They married in July 1952 and had 50 happy years together raising their family in the Largo area. George began his career in education teaching at Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg in the early 1950’s. Retiring in 1987 from the Pinellas County School System after 30+ years as a history teacher, guidance counselor and registrar at Largo High School; spending the latter part of his career at the Pinellas County School Administrative Office as an FTE Administrator. George was a charter member at Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church which was founded in 1965. He was an active member of the Seminole Rotary Club where he was a recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow award. With George's passing, the world has lost one of the good guys. George is survived by his children, Kathryn Clark Ryland and husband Terry, and Mark Douglas Clark and wife Lori; grandchildren, Tyler Clark and Abbagail Clark; sister, Janice Dinonsie; and nephew, Gary Dinonsie and his family. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife. A memorial service will be held at Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church on June 26 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church at 8505 113th Street, Seminole, FL, 33772 in memory of George Clark, or, a charity of your choice.
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