Peter Clemens, Age 94, passed on 9/26/2021 peacefully at Cornerstone Hospice at Lady Lake, Florida.
Pete was born in Worcester, Mass. on 5/6/1927, graduated from Worcester Boys Trade High and from Worcester Junior College with a degree in Industrial Engineering. Pete was a WWII submarine veteran having served on the USS Leopard as an electrical engineer and later on the USS Corsair. A gifted athlete, he played football at New England submarine base and competed against the likes of Harvard and Yale and won every game, including the North Atlantic championship. Pete was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 2062 and VFW Post 8083 Belleview, and American Legion Post 347 Lady Lake. He was a member of St. Theresa’s Parish in Belleview, Florida where he served as an usher. He was the son of Rose and William Clemens.
Pete was the last surviving member of his family of 3 brothers and 4 sisters. He is survived by 4 daughters, five grandchildren & three great grandchildren, two stepdaughters and one stepson and his loving companion for 9 years, Ruthie Patenaude.
Funeral services will be held at St. Theresa’s Parish in Belleview on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.