Peter DiStefano
Peter DiStefano
Peter DiStefano

Obituary of Peter J. DiStefano

Haverhill – Peter J. DiStefano 52, beloved husband of Michelle L. (Boudro) DiStefano, lost his battle with Glioblastoma on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his family and closest friends. Born in Boston, he was the son of Pamela A. (Ennis) DiStefano of Peabody and the late Alfred J. DiStefano. Peter received his education in the Peabody school system and graduated from Peabody High School, class of 1985. He moved to Haverhill with his wife and children eighteen years ago where he has since resided. Peter had been employed for the past twenty-three years as a materials manager for Columbia Construction in North Reading. Peter had a great passion for music, inspired by his father, grandfather, uncle, and elder brother. For over thirty years, he played guitar and sang in his band, “Fortune,” preforming throughout the Boston area. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, and inspiration who will be missed by all who knew him. In addition to his and his mother and his wife, with whom he shared nineteen years of marriage, he is survived by a daughter, Olivia DiStefano of Haverhill, a son, Jonathan Davie of Haverhill, a brother, Derek DiStefano of Peabody, a niece, Christina Bender and a great niece, Darrin Bender both of Attleboro. ARRNGEMENTS: Visiting hours will take place at the Conway Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, Thursday, December 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. His funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Adelaide’s Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody, on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, c/o Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923 or to Music Drives Us, 111 Morse St. Norwood MA 02062 (www.musicdrivesus.org) or The DiStefano Family Trust, c/o Shelley Seward, PO Box 60, Brownsville, VT 05037.
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