Peter's compassion was strongest for his beloved wife and family. He stood by Betsy's side throughout her long illness and provided for his children all the while managing his own health issues. He was a man of great courage, conviction and will be deeply missed.
Peter is survived by his children, Jennie-Rebecca Falcetta and her husband Anthony of Manchester, Conn., Sarah McKenna and her husband Michael of Beverly, Nathaniel Stine and his wife Rachel of Durham, N.C., and Zachary Stine of Topsfield; five grandchildren; his sister, Frances Overton; his brother, Earle John Stine; his brother-in-law, Ned Carnall and his wife Linda; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be held in the A.J. Gordon Chapel at Gordon College, 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, Saturday, Aug. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers. Visiting hours in the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Route 62) Danvers, Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. and also Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Online guestbook at www.legacy.com. For more information, inquire at 978-774-6600. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Peter's memory to Salvation Army, North Shore Corps, 93 North St., Salem, MA 01970.