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August 6, 1936 - February 1, 2020
Funeral Home Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Homes, Inc.
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Peter A. Christian of Old Forge, passed away peacefully at home Saturday evening, surrounded by dear family and friends.
Son of the late Anthony and Concetta (Crugnale) Christian, Pete’s survived by his beloved wife, caregiver and best friend, Marie (String) Christian. They celebrated 31 years of marriage on November 11th.
Pete graduated from the former Mayfield High School before proudly serving for four years in the U.S. Navy. He retired from Suckle Corp. after 44 years where he also served as AFLCIO Local #127 Treasurer for many years. He was also a member of the Suckle Baseball team.
Pete enjoyed spending time with his wife Marie, watching his favorite sports teams, and going out to eat. He loved Krispy Kreme Donuts, ice cream, a good cheesesteak, and Cusumano Restaurant’s penne with vodka sauce. He was an Old Forge Blue Devil Fan, N.Y. Yankee fan for Life, and Philadelphia Eagles Fan. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge.
He is survived by children, Donna Caljean and husband Tony, Paula Yanochick and husband John, Scott Christian and wife Janine and Gerilynn Schott; grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Bryan; a brother, Sam; and three furbabies, Tasha, Moosey, Muffy.
As per Peter’s wishes, private arrangements are under the care of the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 517 North Main Street, Old Forge.