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Peter J. Stewart

October 5, 2017

Peter Joseph Stewart, 67, of Rogers Avenue passed away Thursday at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. He was born in Holyoke on April 7th, 1950 to the late William and Eileen (Sullivan) Stewart. He was raised there and graduated from Holyoke High School and later received a B.A. in Business from American International College in Springfield. He was Supervisor working in social work for the Commonwealth of Mass. After his retirement he worked in security for the Springfield Museums. He was a member and board member of the West Springfield St. Patrick Day Parade Committee since 1996. He was West Springfield’s Parade Marshall in 2009. He also previously served on the Holyoke St. Patrick Day Parade Committee and was the recipient of the Daniel Gallivan Memorial Award in 2006. He was a communicant of St. Thomas Church and a member of the W.Springfield Lions Club. He was also a lifetime member of Holyoke Elks Club. Pete also was an avid Boston sports fan and loved gardening and golf. He was a member of the hole in one club. He was the beloved husband of 30 years to Anita L. (Gomez) Stewart, loving father of Sara B. Stewart of Westfield and the late Ryan Stewart who passed away in 2015, caring brother of William Stewart and his wife Jean of Norwell, MA and devoted son-in-law of Dorothy Gomez of west Springfield. He also leaves several nieces, nephews, and cousins. The Funeral will be Wed. 10:30 AM at the TOOMEY-O’BRIEN FUNERAL HOME, 1043 Westfield Street, W. Spfld., followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM at St. Thomas Church in West Springfield. Burial will be private. Calling hours are Tues. 4-7 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations in Peter’s name may be made to the West Springfield St. Patrick Day Parade Committee, P.O. Box 203, West Springfield, MA 01090 or to the Make A Wish Foundation of MA, 181 Park Ave., #12, West Springfield, MA 01089


 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
October 10, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Pre-funeral Gathering
Wednesday
October 11, 2017

10:30 AM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Funeral Liturgy
Wednesday
October 11, 2017

11:30 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
65 Pine Street
West Springfield, MA 01089


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