Peter Pedersen McCusker, 68, passed away on Tuesday, March 10th at home with his family.
He was born on August 7, 1951, the son of John W. and Mable (Pedersen) McCusker.
Pete was a graduate of Stevens High School in the class of 1969. He was also a graduate of Concord Technical College.
Pete worked many years at Valley Regional Hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital and most recently Whelen Engineering.
He was a self-taught musician. He was a drummer, since the age of 13
and played with many area bands. He played his drums everyday until his
illness prevented him from doing so. He was passionate about music. He
also was an avid reader and a collector of books.
Pete was a friendly, kind and compassionate per son with a wonderful
sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Karen (Weed) McCusker; a son, Jon McCusker and his wife, Nenette; a daughter, Alison McCusker; granddaughters, Joannie and Margarette (Maggie) McCusker; his sister, Randi Rhodes and her husband, Pastor Gary Rhodes of Vershire, VT. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Per Peter’s request, there will be no visiting hours.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church in Claremont on Monday, March 16th at 1PM with the Very Rev. Shawn Therrien officiating. Burial will follow in West Claremont Burying Ground.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad Street, Claremont, NH 03743.
The Stringer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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