Topsham-Peter Andrew Petroff, 59, passed away on June 25, 2012 in Augusta Maine after a long illness.
He was born on October 26, 1952 the son of Holman and Anne Petroff.
Peter loved hanging out with his son and his beautiful granddaughters, his princesses; reading lots of books and the newspaper; doing crossword puzzles; driving around the coast of Maine in search of the perfect lobster roll, besides the ones he made; simply sitting in front of his tv after a day at work. He loved to cook and had the gift of creating the most scrumptious meals one could imagine.
He served his country in the United States Air Force being discharged in 1972. Peter also was a commercial fisherman based in Portland and he would talk of the beauty on the ocean and peace he felt whenever he went offshore. And later worked at LL Bean’s for the past 5 years.
Peter was predeceased by his parents Holman Clifton and Anne Ellen Billings Petroff.
He is survived by Son Ivory Joseph Petroff, Granddaughters Isabella Jade and Sophia Isis Petroff, best friend and love of his life Nanci Helene Stein, Sisters Nicolette Petroff Strandskov and Pamela Webb, Brothers Stephen and Mark Petroff, Nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.
Military honors will take place at 11am on Saturday July 7, 2012 at the new Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery at 163 Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta ME. This will be a brief ceremony. A celebration of Peter’s life will take place at the Enterprise Grange #48, 15 Alexander Reed Road, Richmond Maine, from 1pm to 3pm Sunday, July 22, 2012.
In Lieu of flowers donations to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org/donate.
Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357