Phillip F. Clarkin, 85, of Guilford, Connecticut, died January 28 at Bristol Hospital. He leaves family in Falmouth.

He was the husband of Patricia (Donovan) Clarkin.

Mr. Clarkin was born in Barnstable, the son of John P. Clarkin and Antoinette (Messino) Clarkin.

He was a US Air Force veteran.

Mr. Clarkin worked as an accelerator operator at the Yale University Physics Laboratory for 32 years.

In addition to his wife he leaves his sons, Sean Clarkin of East Greenbush, New York, and Tobey Clarkin of Seattle; two grandchildren, Leif and Bryn Clarkin; and four siblings, John M. Clarkin, Helen A. Clarkin, Robert E. Clarkin and Charles A. Clarkin, all of Falmouth.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Burial services will be private.

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