Peter P. Holt, 82, husband of Virginia A. (Pent) Holt of Cable
Gardens, Ipswich, died Wednesday December 19, 2012 in the Port
Healthcare Center, Newburyport following a long illness.
December 24, 1929 in Bala Cynwyd, PA son of the late Frances D.
and Laura R. (Ayres) Holt, he was raised in Rosemont, PA with his
eleven siblings. He attended Waldron Academy and Lower Merion High
School where he would meet his future wife Virginia Ann.
Peter was a Sergeant in the USAF during the Korean War, stationed in
Pensacola, FL, serving as a medical technician. He went on to pursue
a lifelong career in the printing industry, running plants in
Philadelphia and Boston.
Peter, an accomplished artist with a quick wit and a heart of gold,
had a special ability to make those around him laugh and feel at
Peter and Virginia had a daughter, Mary Kate, who died in 2006. He
leaves behind three sisters, Molly, Carol, and Sue, his wife
Virginia, and two sons, Peter Jr. and John. He will be dearly missed
for all the lives he has touched.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 am Thursday,
December 27, 2012 in Our Lady of Hope Church, Pineswamp Road,
Ipswich followed by interment with Military Honors in the Cowles
Memorial Cemetery, Town Farm Road, Ipswich. Family and friends are
respectfully welcomed. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.