Peter Cherr, 81, of East Union Street, Nanticoke, passed away Aug, 28, 2013, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.
He was the son of the late John and Pauline Cherr.
He served honorably in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany. He was a lifelong resident of Nanticoke and was a well-known softball player throughout the area.
Peter retired after 30 years from CertainTeed, Mountain Top.
Peter was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary E. Cherr; brothers, John, Joseph, Michael and Steve; and sisters, Mary, Julia, Ann and Pauline.
Surviving are his wife, Christine Redenski Cherr; children, Patricia Wiaterowski, Sweet Valley, John Cherr, Ohio, and Peter Cherr, Chicago, Ill.; stepsons, Thomas and Christopher Redenski, Nanticoke; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, the Holy Trinity site, 520 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke, with the Rev. James Nash as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Nanticoke. Family and friends are cordially invited to go directly to the church.
Arrangements are by the Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke.