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Peter J. “Peteo” Annal

April 13, 1954 - August 7, 2021

Peter J. “Peteo” Annal, age 67, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Saturday, August 7, 2021.

Born in Somerville, MA on April 13, 1954, he was a son of the late Norman W. and Shirley (Viner) Annal. Peter started his military career by proudly serving in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam era. A few years later he enlisted with the Delaware Air National Guard where he devoted the remainder of his military career.

Peter was a member of Joseph B. Stahl American Legion Post and St. Gabriel’s Lodge #2035. He enjoyed listening to music, playing shuffleboard, watching movies, and most of all, spending time with his granddaughter.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 43 years, Diane Annal and son, Kevin A. Annal. Peter is survived by his sons, Keith E. and Jason (Stephanie) Annal; siblings, Judith Fisher (Mike), David Annal, Nancee McClain, Norman Annal (Kristi), and Gladys Thompson; and granddaughter, Liera Annal.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12:30 pm. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the Governor of Delaware. Interment will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Peter’s name can be made to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, 3401 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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  • I am so sorry to hear of Pete’s passing. Such a warm and friendly guy. I have nothing but the most fun, loving memories of one of my favorite cousins. You will be greatly missed by so my Pete, and remembered by probably everyone you’ve met. Sincere prayers to those closest to him who are hurting right now, I am so sorry for your pain. With much love, Jodi

  • Prayers for Pete and his family. He was a dear friend to Gene and I both. RIP my dear friend 🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • I’m terribly sad over Pete’s death, I knew Pete for many years while in the Air National Guard. He came to work every day through the entrance to the base while I was in Security Police and always would stop and talk with me at the main gate. Then I transitioned to the Dining Facility where he always talked about our meals and on deployments during different mobilizations. He and your family will be in my prayers along with other member of the Guard I had a privilege to know.

  • So sorry about hearing of Pete’s passing. Great friend, co-worker and overall nice guy. I truly know Pistol Pete will be greatly missed. My condolences to his family.

  • I remember Pete from the Delaware Air National Guard. I was working (as a civilian) at the Guard, during the Desert Storm Deployment. Pete was always cheerful and very helpful, whenever I needed information. Pete will be greatly missed.

  • Pistol Pete (Sheet Metal Warrior) was a great man with an outgoing personality. Always ready to step in and help. Always smiling approachable and funny. A tremendous asset to the Delaware Air National Guard’s Fabrication branch. By far the best Sheet metal fabricator on base. Pete you will be missed by all who knew you. Rest in Peace my friend.

  • I was saddened to hear of Pete’s passing last night and wanted to offer my sincere condolences. I have known Pete since 1994 through the Pulaski Legion Shuffleboard League. His friendship and kindness will be sorely missed. A true gentleman gone too soon.