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 Peter D. McCaughley, Sr

Peter D. McCaughley, Sr

Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Death 23 Oct 2012 (aged 75)
Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Wrightstown, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Plot R3 8239
Memorial ID 100498687 · View Source
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Peter D. McCaughley Sr. died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at Samaritan Hospice Inpatient Unit in Mount Holly. He was 75.

Mr. McCaughley was born in Kearney, N.J., and was a longtime resident of Burlington City.

Peter was retired from the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Naval Air Reserve. During his time in the Navy he served as an ordinance man and as a Petty Officer in the Naval Air Reserve. He was also a retired lineman for Public Service Electric, and as a Journeyman electrician for the I.B.E.W., working out of several union locales. He was a Past Exalted Ruler of the Burlington Elks 996, a member of the Bristol, Pa., Elks 970, and a member of the Beverly Athletic Club.

In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, canoeing, and camping. He also was an avid reader, and a student of history.

Peter is survived by his wife, Gerri (Vaccaro); his son, Peter D. McCaughley Jr., his daughter, Colleen Solomon; his grandchildren, Elizabeth Solomon, Christine Solomon, Peter McCaughley III, Eric Solomon, Miranda McCaughley, Bryan Solomon, and Kelly McCaughley. He also is survived by his sister, Marie Greenough; his sister-in-law, Cathy McCaughley; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, East Union Street, Burlington.

Friends and relatives may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and again from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday, at Page Funeral Home, 302 E. Union St., Burlington. Interment will follow Mass in New Jersey Veteran's Cemetery, Arneytown.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions made to the American Diabetes Association, PO. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, would be appreciated by his family.

Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home's Web site listed below.

Page Funeral Home, Burlington

Burlington County Times, October 25, 2012




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