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Nickerson Funeral Home

77 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans, MA

OBITUARY

Peter John Kavanagh

June 22, 1961January 27, 2020

Peter John Kavanagh, age 58, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Eastham, MA on January 27, 2020. Peter was born on June 22, 1961, to Peter and Marie (Kandy) Walsh Kavanagh. Peter grew up in Poughkeepsie, and after spending many summers on the cape he decided to call Cape Cod "home".

His greatest loves in life were his children, Casey (Kavanagh) Johnson and his son Cody Kavanagh. Along with his children, he leaves their mother, Susan Wirges. He also leaves behind Casey's husband Erik Johnson. Peter is also survived by his siblings, Kristine and her husband David Maloney, Kyle and her husband Alfred Schabot, Kurt Kavanagh, all of Cape Cod, and Kathy and her husband Ronald Tritschler of Poughkeepsie, NY.

Peter worked in the construction industry and had an amazing talent operating his Bobcat. Peter learned to sail at the Orleans Yacht Club. He enjoyed boating, fishing, and water-skiing with family and friends. Peter could often be found at the water's edge, in front of the family home on the Town Cove digging a few dozen clams.

Peter was a man with great wit and an unmatched sense of humor. He will truly be missed.

In the spring, we will honor Peter’s life with a celebration. Details are not yet available, but will be shared at a later date. For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com.

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Kristine Kavanagh

February 23, 2020

Kristine Kavanagh

February 23, 2020

Gloria Fiore

February 17, 2020

Dear Kris and family,

So very sorry to have heard this sad news of your brother, Peter, recent passing. The flood of wonderful memories shared in Poughkeepsie, NY on Old Farms Road will stay forever in my heart. May it comfort you & family to know that you have friends praying and supporting you during the days ahead. Sending much love and prayers during this difficult time.

Love & Condolences,
Gloria Fiore & family

David Maloney

February 16, 2020

Peter John...
I ‘ll always recall Peter’s strong sense of
independence and his uncompromised
work ethic.
Regardless of the difficulties ,distance or
challenge he always prioritized work
responsibilities.
Likewise, rather than follow along and
seek the social approval of others he found the success of self reliance in the path of life more rewarding .
In these, he was a good son ,father and
brother to those who knew him best.
Always remembered ,never forgotten
to those who loved him the most. David

Kristine Kavanagh

February 14, 2020

Susan Wirges

February 13, 2020

Peter's most beloved.

Susan Wirges

February 13, 2020

Peter was my soulmate.
The sad truth is I didn't know til he was gone. I pray he knew.
Peter was a man who never missed a child support payment or a weekend/ holiday with casey and cody. He was a good father.
Peter was a man when asked for 50$ from his ex wife gave her 100$ without hesitation. When something was broken he would fix it. Peter was my best friend. He is missed.
Godspeed Pedro on your new journey as our angel.

Kristine Kavanagh

February 11, 2020

Kristine Kavanagh

February 10, 2020

Kristine Kavanagh

February 10, 2020

FROM THE FAMILY