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Geurt Cornelis Peet, Sr.

January 23, 1920 - August 6, 2018

Geurt Cornelis Peet, Sr., 98, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away peacefully Monday, August 6, 2018, at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte.

Geurt was born January 23, 1920 in Hilversum, Netherlands to the late Cornelis and Anna Peet. A retired furniture manufacturer, Geurt and his wife, Helena, moved from their longtime home in Suriname, South America to Port Charlotte in 1996.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Helena Peet; sons, Tony Peet of Port Charlotte, Hans C. Peet of Port Charlotte, Geurt C. Peet, Jr. of Punta Gorda, FL, and Leo C. Peet of Miami, FL; a sister, Metje Hendrika; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to his parents, Geurt was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date by the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Geurt’s name are suggested to Tidewell Hospice, Inc., 5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida 34238 or

Friends may visit online at to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory, Port Charlotte Chapel.


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