Mark M. Clerkin
Mark M. Clerkin, 47, of Holmes Beach, died June 9 at his residence.
Mr. Clerkin was born in Akron, Ohio, and moved here from there in 1977.
He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and was a first-degree black belt with Bostock Tai Kwon Do. He was employed at American Car Wash, Holmes Beach, and previously owned and operated Island Massage Store and Day Spa of Holmes Beach.
Visitation and a celebration of life were June 13 at Peace Lutheran Church, Bradenton. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 43rd Street Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Clerkin is survived by wife Karen (Swan), who is employed by the Holmes Beach Police Department; son Patrick Christopher Clerkin of Holmes Beach; mother Barbara (Hall) Clerkin of Bradenton; father James W. Clerkin of Mesa, Ariz.; brother John W. of Sarasota, Fla.; and sister Teri Carrano of Duarte, Calif.
Due to the untimely death of Mr. Clerkin, a custodial account has been set up for his son, Patrick C. Clerkin, 14, at Wachovia Bank. Anyone wishing to make donations for Patrick C. Clerkin/Karen Clerkin custodian can do so at any bank branch.