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Obituaries

  • Peter P. Check Jr.

    Peter P. Check Jr.

Peter P. Check Jr., 68

May 5, 2015

Peter P. Check Jr.

Peter P. Check Jr.

Peter P. Check Jr., 68, of Engle­wood passed away Tues­day, May 5, 2015, at his Char­lotte County residence.

Born Sept. 29, 1946, in South Amboy, N.J., Peter served in the U.S. Army reserve. He was a sales­man for Gourmet Foods in Wood­bridge, N.J. After retire­ment he moved to Florida from Metuchen, N.J. in 2004. Peter was a mem­ber of the Amer­i­can Legion Post 113 in Rotonda West; Engle­wood Eagles Aerie 3885 in Engle­wood and the Loyal Order of Moose, Gulf Cove Chap­ter 2252 in Port Char­lotte. He was a com­mu­ni­cant of St. Fran­cis of Assisi Parish.

Sur­vivors include his lov­ing wife of 29 years: Mon­ica P. Check of Engle­wood Fla.; a daugh­ter, Jen­nifer Check of Keas­bey, N.J.; his mother, Eve­lyn Check of Panama City, Fla.; a step-daughter, Mary­beth (Todd) Nor­ton of Wilm­ing­ton, Ohio; three step-sons: Patrick F. Allen of Lin­croft, N.J., Peter C. (Carla) Allen of Fort Pierce, Fla., Cdr. Paul D. (Janine) Allen of Portsmouth, Va.; two sis­ters, Car­ole Burhow of Panama City, Fla. and Deb­o­rah Lynch of Sayre­ville, N.J.; seven grand­chil­dren; many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

A Mass of Chris­t­ian Bur­ial will be held at 1 p.m. Mon­day, May 11, at St. Fran­cis of Assisi Parish, 5265 Placida Road. Entomb­ment will fol­low at Gulf Pines Memo­r­ial Park Ceme­tery in Englewood.

Memo­r­ial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Tidewell Hos­pice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sara­sota, FL 34238 or Engle­wood Help­ing Hand Inc., Post Office Box 791, Engle­wood, FL 34295–0791 in mem­ory of Peter Check.

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home has been selected to serve the Check fam­ily. You may share a mem­ory with them at www.englewoodfh.com