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Peter A. Prachthauser


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Peter A. Prachthauser Obituary
Peter A. Prachthauser

Manahawkin - Peter A. Prachthauser, age 74 of Manahawkin, passed away on Wednesday January 10, 2018 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Peter was born in Newark and had lived in Elizabeth and Roselle Park before moving to Manahawkin in 1999. He was a supervisor for Elizabethtown Gas of Union for 39 years retiring in 1999. Mr. Prachthauser was a communicant of St. Mary's RC Church where he served as an usher and he also delivered food for Ken's Kitchen. He was a member of the NJ Renegades, Rods and Customs, he enjoyed his poker club, playing 50's music and was an avid boater. He was predeceased by his brother Frank, III. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Otilia, one daughter Deborah Murphy and her husband Michael and one son Peter F. and his wife Michelle. He is also survived by six grandchildren Kailey, Patrick, Danielle, Nicholas, Michael and Bob.

A viewing will be held at the Bugbee-Riggs Funeral Home, 335 South Main Street, Barnegat on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, and Saturday from 11:30 - 12:00. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday, January 13, at 12:30 pm at St. Mary's RC Church, 747 West Bay Avenue, Barnegat, NJ 08005. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Parish Cemetery, Manahawkin. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Peter's name to the St. Vincent dePaul Society c/o St. Mary's Church.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 11, 2018
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