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“I just came back from my camp and my wife told that Pet has passed. I only met him a few times. I was trying to buy his property in Loudon, NH. And...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Ed Hayes - Pembroke, NH - friend

“Steven, PJ, and Lillian,I have many fond memories of Pete and the boys in Salisbury. Pete will be dearly missed. My sincere condolences all of you. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Sue Reagan Lebrecht - Springfield, NH

“Peter left Central New York over 50 years ago, but he always managed to keep his ties with my Dad, his uncle Paul, and our family. His smile, sense...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Neal Rose - Sherrill, NY - Family

“My angel on earth has spread his wings to become an angel in heaven! Uncle Pete left his mark on our family now a void in our hearts, we will miss...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Odette Rodriguez - Donna, TX

“i grew up loving the Merkes family--I even babysat for their kids. My father and Pete worked together at the state and we spent many nights swimming...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Robin Reagan Heins - Concord, NH

“A good friend who will be truly missed. No more saying in the fall - safe trip to Texas and in the Spring welcome back to good old NH. RIP Pete! ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Roy & Kathie Downes - Salisbury, NH

“To a loving man that was more than a friend to us. You will always be close to our hearts. We love you and will miss you deeply❤ ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Currier Family - Salisbury, NH

“To a loving man that was more than a friend to us. You will always be close to our hearts RIP Pete we love you and miss you deeply. ❤ ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Currier Family - Salisbury, NH

“To a very special man you will be deeply missed thanks for being part of are family Lorraine Cere/Pelissier.. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Lorraine Pelissier - Loudon, NH


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Peter was born on August 23, 1936 and passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017.

Peter was a resident of New York.

Pete graduated from Forestport Central High School 1954 and earned a Civil Engineering degree from New England College in 1960.

Family and friends are invited to gather Thursday August 10th 10:00-11:00am at Phaneuf Funeral Home, 172 King Street in Boscawen. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 in the funeral home chapel. Graveside service with military honors will follow immediately at Mills Cemetery in Salisbury.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org. Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial or leave a message of condolence please go to www.phaneuf.net.

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