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Jack Clifford Montfort

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Jack Clifford Montfort

Clearwater - Jack Clifford Montfort, 74, of Clearwater, Florida passed away Monday, October 8, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.

Jack was born September 25, 1944 in Roanoke, Virginia. At a young age he, his parents and siblings moved to Mount Vernon Illinois where he later graduated High school at Mt Vernon Township High school in 1962. After High school Jack joined the United States Navy until 1968. He served as an Air Crewman. He then attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando, graduating with his bachelor degree in Social Work. After graduating college he then resided in Tallahassee where he and his former wife Linda Montfort Peterson raised their two children. Years later he followed his daughter to Clearwater to be near his grandchildren.

Jack is preceded in death by his parents William and Regina Montfort, His sister, Memerie Winegarner and his sister in law, Linda Montfort. Jack is survived by his children Heather Treger and Justin Montfort, as well as his son in law Dale Treger and Daughter in Law Lisa Montort. Grandchildren, Madelyn and Davin Treger. Brothers, William and David (Beth) Montfort. Sisters, Nancy Hanks and Susan Gavranovic (Mike).

Jack loved his family more than anything. His grandchildren were his pride and joy. He loved fishing, folk music, playing the guitar and building model trains. He was a dedicated FSU Football fan and enjoyed Saturday football in front of a big screen surrounded by family and friends. His charming charisma and smile was addictive to anyone whom crossed paths with him and will be greatly missed.

Jack's wishes will be honored and in lieu of a service/funeral, a celebration of life will be held on a later date with details to follow.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Oct. 14, 2018
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