San Juan, TX/Lockport, NY - Peter J. Hallows Sr., 78, passed December 27, 2018, at his home in San Juan, Texas. He was born April 26, 1940, in North Tonawanda, NY, the son of John Hallows and Louis Smith Hallows.
Pete graduated from North Tonawanda Senior High, Class of 1958. Following graduation, he worked at Budweys Grocery from 1956-1958 when he then joined the United States Air Force where he served in the medical field from 1959-1962, from 1963-1982 he worked for Fleischman's as an office manager, and from 1983-2016 he worked as Traffic Manager at Lackawanna Products Inc.
Peter enjoyed Country and Gospel music, puzzles, watching and attending sports games, bowling, traveling, hunting, and most of all reading. He was a past member of the Niagara Frontier Coin Club.
Peter is predeceased by his father, John Hallows; mother, Lois Hallows McNulty; stepfather, Clair (Mack) McNulty; Joanne Huey; Carole Hallows; and stepdaughter, Tonya Scarborough.
Surviving him, in addition to his wife, Rose Hallows, are his sisters, Judy (Jim) Oubre of Orchard Park, NY, Penny (George) Stitt of Niagara Falls, NY, and Barb (Ken) Schmid of Depew, NY; his children, Peter Hallows Jr. of Wilson, NY, Art (Robin) Hallows of Medina, NY, Jerry (Patti) Harvey of North Tonawanda, NY, Mike (Nancy) Hallows of Appleton, NY, Sue (Drew) Welke of Central Square, NY, John (Robin) Hallows of Middleport, NY, and Brian (Heather) Hallows of Albion, NY; stepchildren, Destry (Lisa) Gillette of Aurora, CO, Melissa Gillette of Salamanca, NY, and Brenda Mailloux of Norfolk, NE. Pete was a proud grandfather of 29 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and friends.
A service will be held in New York in June of 2019.