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Peter W. Remsing, Retired Staff, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, died on August 13, 2009. Mr. Remsing was a Supervisor, in the Facilities Maintenance Department on the Cook Campus.

Friends and family may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16 at the Jaqui-Kuhn Funeral Home, 17 South Adelaide Ave., Highland Park. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17 from the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 502 Raritan Ave., Highland Park. Entombment will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Hoes Lane, Piscataway.

Peter "Pete" Remsing, 88, of Highland Park, died peacefully Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at his home. Born in New Brunswick, he resided in Highland Park for 68 years. He was employed by Rutgers University, New Brunswick for 45 years and retired as a Supervisor of Facilities 19 years ago. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Edison Post 3117. He served as a sergeant in World War II with the U.S. Army. He fought in the battles of Luzon, New Guinea and Southern Philippines. He received the American Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Philippines Liberation Ribbon and World War II Victory Medal.
He was predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Antonette Krajewski Remsing, in 2001. He was also predeceased by his parents, Mary and Peter Remsing; his sisters, Helen and Betty Remsing; and his brother, Joseph. He will be sadly missed by sisters, Pearl Remsing and Peg Majaros and her husband Andy; his two daughters, Carol Guchek and her husband Joseph, and Ann Volpe and her husband William; two sons, Peter Remsing and Paul Remsing and his wife Patricia; his grandchildren, Kimberly Volpe Dessel and her husband Darrin, Christopher Volpe, Allison Volpe Thompson and her husband Adam, Nicole Volpe Klein and her husband Steve, Jeffrey Gerencser, Michelle Gerencser and her partner, Sherrie Mitchell, Kelly and Erin Remsing, Lea Ann Guchek Clifford and her husband Peter, Joseph Guchek and his wife Gretchen, and Jennifer Guchek; and his great-grandchildren, Lauren and Scott Dessel, Ryan Thompson, Peter Ryan and James Clifford, and Ethan and Aidan Guchek; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews; and his caregivers, Gail Ann and Jacquelyn, whose compassion and caring were a comfort to him over the past four years.

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