Schoff, Peter M.
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Peter Merritt Schoff, age 75, died recently in London, England. He was formerly of NY City, Riverside and Stowe, VT. A graduate of Deerfield Academy and Trinity College, he was a member of St. Anthony Hall, and the Belle Haven Club. He worked for the New York Times from 1960-69 in financial advertising sales, and for Forbes Magazine as the NY Advertising Manager. In 1982 he moved to London to set up the first Forbes overseas office, retiring after 30 years, as VP/International Advertising Director. He is survived by his wife Sam and his former wife, Abigail A. Schoff, his daughter Hilary Douwes (William), his son Peter M. Schoff, Jr, (Katherine). his brother and his wife, Jim and Joanna Schoff, and four grandsons - Alexander and Andrew Douwes, Peter III, and Henry Schoff. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 at St. James Church, 71st Street and Madison Avenue, New York City, on Thursday, April 18th.
Published in GreenwichTime on Apr. 5, 2013