Peter Clark Ewald, 79, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.
Peter was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 25, 1932 to John W. and Mary Ewald He lived for many years in Crown Point, NY, before moving to Levittown, PA and then to Wilmington, NC.
He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.
Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his infant daughter, Rebecca.
Left to cherish (and I DO mean cherish) his memory are: his wife, Celia, his children, Jeffrey Ewald, Patricia Murphy Hunt (Christopher), Victoria Murphy-Luchansky (Thomas), Scott Murphy; his siblings, Warren, Bernetta, and Meg; his grandchildren, Edward Murphy, James Mooney, Lauren Sparich and Melissa Hunt; his great grandchildren, Kayla Mooney and Aragon Ewald; and many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass of Resurrection will be at 1:00 pm Thursday, February 16, 2012 at St. Mark Catholic Church by Father Steve Carlson. At Peter’s request, there should be no black clothing. He wants people to wear colorful items and share happy stories about him.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403. 910.791.9099