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In Memory of

Peter Joseph Shelfo

August 24, 1930 - November 29, 2016

Obituary


Peter Joseph Shelfo, 86, of Cary, NC, formerly of Smithtown, NY, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at his home in Cary, NC.

Peter was born August 24, 1930 in Corona, NY to the late Joseph Peter Shelfo and Anna Triola Shelfo. He was a Korean War veteran of the US Navy and graduate of Adelphi University in Garden City, NY. Peter was employed as a teacher in Long Island, NY retiring after 28 years of service. After moving to NC, he continued his love for teaching by substitute...

Peter Joseph Shelfo, 86, of Cary, NC, formerly of Smithtown, NY, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at his home in Cary, NC.

Peter was born August 24, 1930 in Corona, NY to the late Joseph Peter Shelfo and Anna Triola Shelfo. He was a Korean War veteran of the US Navy and graduate of Adelphi University in Garden City, NY. Peter was employed as a teacher in Long Island, NY retiring after 28 years of service. After moving to NC, he continued his love for teaching by substitute teaching for several schools in Wake County, NC.

Peter is survived by his wife of 53 years, Hope Shelfo; daughters, Renee Shelfo Bunton and husband, Derek and Paige Shelfo Bates and husband, David; son, Peter Joseph Shelfo, Jr. and wife, Amy; brother, William Shelfo and wife, Dolores; grandchildren, Andrew Mitchell, Brian Mitchell, Jordan Shelfo, Tobey Shelfo, Abby Shelfo, Benjamin Bates, Grace Bates and Joshua Bates.

A Funeral Service will be held 3pm Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Apex Funeral Home, 550 W. Williams St., Apex, NC 27502. The family will receive friends 2-3pm prior to the service at the funeral home, followed by entombment at Wake Memorial Park, 7002 Green Hope School Rd, Cary, NC 27519.

Memorials may be made to Transitions Lifecare Hospice, 200 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Condolences may be made to www.ApexFuneral.net