Peter R. Stapf Sr.
PINE PLAINS — Peter R. Stapf Sr., 88, passed away Jan. 17, 2012, at Sharon Health Care Center.He was born in Tuckahoe, N.Y., the son of the late Otilya (Guies) and Joseph Stapf.Mr. Stapf was a machine operator for the town of Pine Plains highway department. He proudly served his country with the U. S. Army.He married Dorothy M. Fountain on Aug. 8, 1948, in Amenia. She predeceased him in 1992. Peter is survived by three sons, Robert Sr. and his wife, Sandra Stapf, of Millerton, Peter R. Jr. and his wife, Donna Stapf, of Niskayuna, N.Y., and John and his wife, Jane Stapf, of Pine Plains; three daughters, Barbara and her husband, Everett Holdridge, of Zephyrhills, Fla., Deborah and her husband, Terry Bryant, of Ancram, and Wendy and her husband, George Lind, of Millerton; 16 grandchildren, Michelle, Robin, Robert Jr., Kristofer, Tammy, Candy, Michael, Donna, Valerie, Renea, Steven, Christopher, Derek, Justin, Jessica and Jason; 18 great-grandchildren, Zachary, Adriana, MacKenzie, Addison, Nicholas, Matthew, Samantha, Sarah, Emily, Kaleb, Cameron, Hannah, Ava, Cecilia, Brianna, Jaylen, Alexis and Luke. There are no calling hours.A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pine Plains Rescue Squad, PO Box 100, Pine Plains, NY 12567.The Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Pine Plains has charge of arrangements. To sign the online register go to www.peckandpeck.net.