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Southern Shores – Peter Macfarlane, 92, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012. Peter was born August 25, 1920, in Saline, Scotland. He was the son of the late Arlin A. Macfarlane and Agnes Prentice Macfarlane.
Peter arrived in New York in 1930 where he lived in Orange County, NY with his three brothers. Peter enlisted in the Army on October 22, 1942 where he served in WWII as a member of the Alamo Scouts and served with Douglas MacArthur in the Philippines. Peter later worked as a Foreman at a Manufacturing Plant. He married Betty Jane Macfarlane on June 25, 1977. Eventually, Peter and his wife Betty retired to the peace and tranquility of the Outer Banks.
Left to cherish Peter’s memory is his brother William Macfarlane; his daughter Ellen Fischer and her husband Bob Fischer of Claysville, Pennsylvania; Peter’s son Scott Lemke and his wife Becky Lemke of Austin, Texas; a step-daughter, Linda Moran and her husband Dean Moran of Tucson, Arizona; two grandchildren, Grandson Eric Lemke and his fiance Whitney Dark; Granddaughter Kristen Hawkins and her husband Ryan Hawkins of Kansas City; two great-grandchildren Ryan Lemke and Jamie Lemke and a host of extended family and friends that will miss him dearly.
Services will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, 40 Pintail Trail, Southern Shores, NC 27949, Sunday, November 18, 2012, at 1pm. In accordance with Peter and Betty’s wishes, their cremated remains will be scattered in Scotland.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Southern Shores Fire Department 15 South Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores, NC 27949 and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Hospice 713 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320 would be appreciated.
Condolences to the family may be sent via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services Inc. was entrusted with the arrangements.