Claude J. Provencal

August 9, 1934June 9, 2019

Claude J. Provencal, age 84, of Safety Harbor, Florida passed away on Sunday June 9, 2019. Joseph was born August 9, 1934 in Beauceville, Quebec (Canada) to Wilfred and Yvette Provencal. Claude was predeceased by his beloved wife Irene. He is survived by daughters; Lynn Edwards (husband Jim) of Palm Harbor, FL and Nancy Provencal (husband Mathew McKenzie) of Alabama; grandchildren Kristin Edwards, Kelsie (John) Murray, Aaron (Suzan) Sevy and Jacob Sevy; great-grandchildren Justin and Alexa as well as many friends. A visitation for Claude will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Sylvan Abbey - Funeral Home, 2853 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater, FL 33759. A Funeral Mass will occur Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Espiritu Santo Catholic Church, 2405 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor, FL 34695. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Provencal family. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Alzheimer's Association at in honor of Claude Provencal.


  • Visitation Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, June 13, 2019


Claude J. Provencal

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Phyllis &Thomas Genovesi

June 13, 2019

We had the pleasure of meeting Claude for the first time at his granddaughters wedding. She married our son.
What a lovely conversation with a lovely man.
We are so glad we had the opportunity to meet him . Kelsie has talked about him to us in the past.
May he rest in peace. Prayers for his loved ones.
Phyllis & Tom

Mark Van Vleet

June 12, 2019

There are special people we meet during our lifetime. Claude was a very special man and a friend to everyone. I feel very privileged to have known him and to be considered a friend. I never saw him without a smile and that twinkle in his eye and he was very quick with a clever remark that always got a laugh.
Our coffee gatherings after church were always fun when Claude was there. He was a man's man with a very positive outlook and he always spoke proudly of his family. I can honestly say he will be missed greatly on Sunday mornings at church, especially in the back row. Rest peacefully with your wife in heaven, my friend, and keep all of them laughing up there.