Peter James Stephan
WESTON, Fla. Peter James Stephan, 76, passed away peacefully at home in Weston with his family by his side on February 25, 2015.
Peter is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 51 years, Carol Stephan; his loving sons, Robert Stephan of Albany, Gregory Stephan of Delmar and Peter Stephan (Kathryn) of Annapolis, Md.; his grandchildren, Aidan, Gabrielle and Luke Stephan of Annapolis; twin sister, Geraldine Walsh (William) of Albany; godson, 2nd Lt. Daniel Robertson; his brothers-in-law, James Robertson (Kathleen) and Thomas Robertson (Laura); his dearest friends, Joseph and Eileen Nichols, and many nephews and nieces.
Peter was predeceased by his parents, Elpiniqi and James Stephan of Albany, and sister, Maria Kristo. Born on May 13, 1938, Peter graduated from St. Joseph’s in 1956. He attended Siena and Manhattan colleges.
He married Carol Robertson on October 12, 1963. The couple welcomed and raised three sons. His sons remember him as a loving and supportive father who encouraged them to pursue their life goals. Peter took great joy and pride in being a grandfather.
Peter was an accomplished basketball player in high school and was inducted into the Bishop Maginn Hall of Fame in 1991. Peter was an avid golfer and fan of horse racing. He was actively involved and supportive in his sons’ participation in athletics during their youth.
The family would like to thank everyone for all of the support and friendship received over the last several weeks. The family is planning a memorial service to be held in Albany this summer. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407. Donations may also be made online at hpbc.com. Cremation arrangements by T.M. Ralph Funeral Home (Phone: 954-587-6888 Online: tmralph.com). Sawgrass/Weston Sunrise, Fla.
T. M. Ralph Funeral Home Sawgrass/Weston – Sunrise
371 NW 136th Ave NW136th Ave at NW 2 Street Sunrise, FL 33325
Published in Albany Times Union on Feb. 28, 2015
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