Peter A. Augustine, 91, of Smith Street, Watertown, passed away February 8, 2019 at the Samaritan Medical Center.
Mr. Augustine was born January 5, 1928, in Watertown, son of Angelo and Nellie Dick Augustine .He attended Watertown High School and later received his GED. He served in the United States Navy during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged.
Mr. Augustine was employed with Cushman Builders Supply for thirteen years and then with BOCES as the head custodian for twenty two years, retiring in 1988. He was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church and a member of the VFW Post #1400.
He had six children and was closest to his daughter Tina and son Angelo Peter, three grandchildren, Heather (Joe) Miner, Kassi and Katie Augustine, two great grandchildren, William and Charlie Miner, several nieces and nephews. Two brothers Frank and James, two sisters, Carmella Steacy and Ann Hunter, died before him.
An hour of calling will be Wednesday from 9am-10 am at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. followed by a 10:15 am prayer service. A funeral mass will be held at 11 am at St. Anthony’s Church with Reverend Christopher Looby officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in the spring. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Dance for Life Team, 7715 Black River Road, Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.