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Peter Cherwaty, Sr.

May 10, 1925 - December 16, 2021

          Peter Cherwaty, Sr., age 96, of Nottingham, PA, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, December 16, 2021.

          Born in Elkton, MD, on May 10, 1925, he was a son of the late Alex and Mary Cherwaty. Peter proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. He worked as a maintenance technician for DuPont Co. In his spare time, Peter often enjoyed attending auctions. An avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting and fishing.

          In addition to his parents, Peter was preceded in death by his wife, Zelda P. (Brown) Cherwaty, and his son, Peter Cherwaty, Jr. He is survived by his son, Troy D. Cherwaty, and grandson, Chris R. Cherwaty.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

          In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Peter’s memory to Amedisys Foundation, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.

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  • Troy and Chris Pop will be missed , loved talking to him by the pond while I fished or during deer season when all of us hunted ! So sorry for your loss will continue to Pray for you guys ! His memory will always be in your hearts ! Love you brother!

  • I am very sorry for your loss. Take comfort in knowing he is at peace.

  • My heartfelt sympathies to u and ur family may you know we hold u up in prayer as you get thru this difficult time and m.j ay you know pop was a good man who loved you so very much sending love and hugs from Florida
    Cheryl goss moran