NOTICE of PASSING
It is with deep regret and sorrow that the Butler City Fire Fighters, IAFF Local #114, wish to notify you of the passing of Captain Peter C. Stewart, a thirty-two year veteran of the Butler City Fire Department. Pete passed away shortly after 8 pm this evening, at home with his family by his side, after a short battle against cancer. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.
Peter "Petey" Charles Stewart, age 55, of Butler, Pennsylvania, died Saturday evening, August 9, 2008 at his home.
Born October 16, 1952 in Butler, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Charles James and Helen Claire Green Stewart.
Pete began his employment with the Butler City Fire Department in 1976. Since then, he worked his way through the ranks to become a Captain in 2003. He also was a professional painter in the Butler area for 30 years.
He was a member of St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church.
Pete was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose in Butler, the Summit Township Sportsman's Club and the International Association of Firefighters.
He was an avid bow hunter and fisherman. He liked traveling and playing cards. He loved and enjoyed being with his wife, children and grandchildren.
Pete is survived by his wife, Peggy L. Stewart, whom he married on June 17, 1972, by one son, Jeffrey C. Stewart and his wife, Kelly, of Butler, Pennsylvania; one daughter, Jennifer M. Senopole and her husband, James, of Butler, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Cassie and Mason Senopole, Brady and Carson Stewart; two brothers, Joseph Stewart and his wife, Becky, of Temple, Texas, Dennis Stewart and his wife, Belinda, of Butler, Pennsylvania; two sisters, Diane Faber and her husband, George, and Sandy Dimit and her husband, Scott, both of Butler, Pennsylvania; and by a number of nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 from 12 to 4 and 7 to 9.
Services will be held at the St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. with Father James Salberg of St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church officiating. Interment will follow in Butler County Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorials, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15205.
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08-10-2008, 07:16 PM #1
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Captain Peter C. Stewart, Butler City Fire Department
08-10-2008, 07:26 PM #2
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- Now in Victoria, BC. I'm from beautiful Jasper Alberta in the heart of the Can. Rockies - will always be an Albertan at heart!
I'm very sorry for your loss, Chad.
My deepest sympathies to your fire department and to the Stewart family.
Rest peacefully in the arms of the angels, Peter.
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