Peter Korpi

Obituary of Peter L. Korpi

Peter L. Korpi, age 91, of Union Township passed away on Monday, November 26, 2007 at Phillipsburg Care Center in Phillipsburg, NJ. He was born December 15, 1915 in Bloomsbury, NJ. He was the son of the late Pekka and the late Hilda (Kovamaki) Korpi. Peter resided in Union Twp., NJ for the past 10 years, previous to that, he lived in Phillipsburg, NJ and Bloomsbury, NJ. He was a farmer for his family farm in Bloomsbury and he also worked as a Supervisor for Ritter Coil Company in Phillipsburg, NJ. He was the oldest member of the Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church in Stewartsville and was an active member of the Union Twp. Senior Citizens Organization. He is survived by is devoted companion and beloved friend: Dorothy E. Andres of Asbury, NJ. His children: Peter L. Korpi Jr. of Mt. Pocono, PA., Carol Corley and her husband Neil of Millsboro, DE, Sandra Gerstenberg and her husband Gary of Pen Argyl, PA; His Grandchildren: Denise, Dawn, Brad, Chad, Jennifer and Stacy; His Great-Grandchildren: Tomasina, Chase, Jordan, Drew, Trent and Ty. He was also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his beloved wife: Pauline in 1976 and his brothers and sisters: Karl, Henry, Vilho, Lillian, Helma and Sadie. Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 28th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the Martin Funeral Home, 1761 Rt 31 Clinton, NJ. A Funeral Service will held on Thursday, November 29th at 11:00 AM at the Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church, 17 Greenwich Church Road, Stewartsville. There will be a brief visitation from 10:00am-11:00 am at the church before the service. Burial will be in Greenwich Cemetery, Stewartsville. Memorials may be made to: Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church, 17 Greenwich Church Road, Stewartsville, NJ 08886
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