Age 80, of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Succasunna, NJ and Bronx, NY, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Heartland Hospice House.

He was a Korean War Veteran of the United States Air Force, Staff Sergant 1948-1952. Peter was a retired systems analyst with Allied Chemical. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, traveling, horseracing, cards, trips to Atlantic City and Delaware Park, golf, and bowling.

He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Betty Welsh; daughter, Donna Amis, and husband, Martin of Wilmington; grandchildren, Matthew Amis and fiancÚ, Sarah Moody of Wilmington, Drew Amis of Newark, Martin Amis of Wilmington; many nieces and nephews throughout NY and NJ.

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday May 1, at 11 am, at the Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naamans Road, Wilmington, DE 19810 where friends may call after 10 am. Interment will be private.

Donations in lieu of flowers, can be sent to Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ochletree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.

Arrangements by MCCRERY FUNERAL HOMES. To send condolences please visit:


[published 04/30/2010]