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Peter Sgorrano

Peter Lester Sgorrano Jr.

Tuesday, June 25th, 1940 - Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Obituary

FORT EDWARD

Peter L. Sgorrano Jr., 79, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital after a short illness.

Born June 25, 1940 in Glens Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Peter L. and Amelia Theresa (D’Angelico) Sgorrano Sr.

Peter graduated from Fort Edward High School where he played football during his time there. He then proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.

Upon his return from the service, Peter was employed by General Electric where he worked for over 35 years until his retirement. He then worked for AIM Services.

Peter was an avid sports fan and could often be found cheering for the NY Giants and the NY Yankees. He also loved spending time at the Saratoga Race Course with Kathy.

In addition to his parents, Peter was predeceased by many aunts and uncles.

Left to cherish his memory are his longtime companion of 27 years, Kathleen Winslow, his children; Christine Sgorrano, John Sgorrano (Mary), and Peter Sgorrano III (Tracey Bartos), his grandchildren; Vanessa VanGuilder, Anthony Sgorrano, John Sgorrano, and Nicholas Sgorrano, his brother Guy Sgorrano (Joanne), his nephew Todd Sgorrano along with his wife and children, Jo Ann Manning (Mark), Dawn Holmes (Matt) along with several other of Kathleen’s children and grandchildren, as well as his former wife Caroline Sgorrano.

At Peter’s request there will be no calling hours. Arrangements are in the care of the M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 82 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11am on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Fort Edward.

All are invited to a reception to celebrate Peter's life following the service from 11:30AM- 2pm at the Hudson Falls American Legion Post 574, 72 Pearl Street, Hudson Falls.

Memorial donations in Peter’s name can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 510 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of Peter's caregivers for their care and compassion in his time of need.

To leave online condolences please visit www.kilmerfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    St. Joseph Cemetery -FE
    Address
    Burgoyne Ave.
    FORT EDWARD, NY 12828
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    A graveside service will be conducted at 11am at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Joseph Cemetery -FE
    Address
    Burgoyne Ave.
    FORT EDWARD, NY 12828
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  • Reception

    Location
    Hudson Falls American Legion Post #574
    Address
    72 Pearl Street
    HUDSON FALLS, NY 12839
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    A Celebration of Peter's life will follow the graveside service from 11:30am-2pm.

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Steve Smith

Posted at 12:36pm
Dear Christine, John & PL - please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. I'm also very sorry that I was unable to stop at the Legion or reach out to you sooner. Don't know if you all know this or not, but your Dad was my Godfather....we didn't always get along, but I think we had a mutual respect for each other and he never stopped trying to find out if I was "behaving myself".....he was a good guy, and I'm sorry he's gone too soon. Much love, wishing you all peace & comfort.
JC

Jeanne Charpentier

Posted at 12:46pm
Pete, we experienced it all at GE: the good times, the not-so-good times, really hard times, but through it all we did manage
to laugh...a lot. You fought a good fight, now rest . Bill & Jeanne Charpentier
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Gay and Gardner Congdon

Posted at 01:20pm
Ever the friend to horses and kids with a contagious sense of humor, Pete was one of a kind . Our family will always remember him with love.
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The Ollie's Family

Posted at 08:43am
Our deepest sympathy and prayers to your family during this time. May your hearts and souls be comforted.
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Peter Sgorrano III

Posted at 10:32pm
My dad loved watching football, baseball, horse racing...or any sporting event! If I wasn't watching it with him he would often call and talk about the action on the field, track, or latest big play. I know my dad would be glued to the college football playoff games today. The TV would be loud and he would be cheering even louder. As I watch the Clemson/Ohio St game it seems odd to not have the phone ring several times....enjoy the game Dad!
Love you
PLS III
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