• Francis L. Pendleton
    October 12,2012

    Francis L. Pendleton

    PEACHAM — Francis L. “Doc” Pendleton, 83, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Gulfside Regional Hospice House in Zephyrhills, Fla., following a period of declining health. He was born in Old Saybrook, Conn., on May 6, 1929, the son of Francis L. and Florence P. (Kelsey) Pendleton. For many years, he had resided in Clinton, Conn., where he worked as a manager for Crowell Oil Co. and later as sales rep and dispatcher for Shoreline Concrete. He had been a member of the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department, Rotary Club, Elks and the Masons. Following retirement, Doc spent winters in Zephyrhills, Fla., and summers at the family camp on Peacham Pond in Peacham, which they have enjoyed for over 50 years.

    Members of his family surviving include his wife of 62 years, Lorraine (DeMond) Pendleton, of Zephyrhills and Peacham; three sons, Brian and his wife, Lu, of Belding, Mich., Steve and his wife, Ann, of Barre, and Bruce, of Hurricane, Utah; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Beverly Hunt, of Waterford, Conn.

    Services will be held at their camp in Vermont at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Gulfside Regional Hospice, 6117 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL 34653. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chadwickfuneralservice.com.

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