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Peter Cherpak

Peter Cherpak

Sunday, March 29th, 1931 Friday, October 4th, 2019

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Obituary for Peter N Cherpak

Peter N. Cherpak, 88, longtime resident of Enfield, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. Born in New Britain, CT on March 29, 1931, he was the son of the late Nicholas and Katherine Cherpak. Peter was a proud veteran of the Korean War, serving in the US Air Force. He worked for Pratt & Whitney for many years before starting his own company, Kinetic Tool Company in 1979 until his retirement in 1992, passing the business on to his son. He was a member of the American Legion Post #80 in Enfield. He was predeceased by his loving wife Yvette (Lacasse) Cherpak 35 years ago, and his daughter Donna Montemerlo in 2015; as well as 8 siblings. He leaves his 3 loving children and their spouses, Debra Carlton and Howard “Skip” of Myrtle Beach, SC, Nicholas Cherpak and Cathy of Enfield, and Jonathan Cherpak and Laura of Enfield; and his son-in-law, David Montemerlo of Windsor Locks. Peter also leaves 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 3 sisters, Dorothy Prestia, Martha Cherpak, and Kay Torelli. His family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 9 from 10-11 AM at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd., Enfield, followed by a Memorial Service at 11 AM. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Patrick’s King St. Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. For online condolences, please visit www.leetestevens.com

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Leete Stevens Enfield Chapels
    61 South Rd.
    Enfield, CT
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    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Leete Stevens Enfield Chapels
    61 South Rd.
    Enfield, CT
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    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    St. Patrick's King Street Cemetery
    King Street
    Enfield, CT
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    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
    12:00pm

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Sheri Amoroso

So very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Although I only on rare occasions he was always so happy and pleasant to chat with. He had a special way of relating that made you feel like you were the only person in the room when he talked to you. Sending you all lots of love and prayers at this difficult time. Uncle Peter will be missed!

Sincerely,
Sheri Amoroso
Comment | Posted at 11:02am via Condolence
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Jack Clarkin

Was sorry to here of Pete's passing and that I am out of town and cant get to the services to share my condolences in person. He was a great guy that lived life on his terms. Rest in peace my friend.
Jack Clarkin
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Gail Cherpak Krause

So sorry for your loss! Sending thoughts and prayers to Uncle Peter‘s family during this difficult time!

Gail (Cherpak) and Rich Krause
Comment | Posted at 08:53am via Condolence
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Pauline Cordner

Debbie, so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Bruce & Pauline
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Michael & Debi McMullen

Our deepest condolences and prayers to Deb and Skip and the entire Cherpak family.
Comment | Posted at 09:39pm via Condolence
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