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HOCHREITER, Peter F.

HOCHREITER - Peter F. May 17, 2016, beloved husband of the late Barbara (nee Driscoll); dear father of Jeff Hochreiter, Tracy (John) Arnold, Mary (Benjy) Andrews and Emily (Beau) Barron; grandfather of eight; great-grandfather of one; brother of Mary Janney; survived by nieces and nephews. After a distinguished athletic and academic career at the Nichols School, Peter matriculated to Duke University where he continued his storied athletic career, earning varsity letters in baseball and soccer in all four years. On the baseball field, Peter led the Blue Devils to the NCAA Finals in all four seasons, pitching in the College World Series in 1953 in Omaha, Nebraska. On the soccer field, Peter was earned all ACC Honors in 1953 and 1954 and was one of three goalies named to the All-American Team in 1954. Following graduation, Peter enlisted in the Marine Corps, serving his country from 1955 to 1961 before retiring. A private service with military honors will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements JAMES E. GRACE FUNERAL HOME, INC.

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