Obituary of Peter A. Meneghin, MD

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Dr. Peter A. Meneghin, MD

September 25, 1920 - September 3, 2010

Hampton Union, Tuesday, September 7, 2010

[The following article is courtesy of the Hampton Union and Seacoast Online.]

Dr. Peter A. Meneghin, MD

BRENTWOOD -- Peter A. Meneghin, M.D., quarterback in 1942 of the University of New Hampshire's first undefeated, untied football team, and a Hampton general practitioner, died Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, at Rockingham County Nursing Home.

Born Sept. 25, 1920, in Passaic, N.J., son of Peter and Emilia (Miola) Meneghin, he attended Clifton, N.J., schools and West Texas State College, Canyon, before transferring to UNH.

He served terms as president of both the Rockingham Medical Society and the Seacoast Medical Emeriti Society, and was an active member of the Seacoast Artist Association.

He is survived by son and daughter-in-law Peter and Dorothy Meneghin, of Newmarket; daughter and son-in-law Susan and Chadd Lalime of Kensington; grandchildren Chelsea, Chadd Jr. and Peter Lalime, and Gordon, Grace and Clifford Murphy; six great-grandchildren; stepsons Peter Hanson of Dover, and David Hanson of Kittery Point, Maine; stepdaughter Elizabeth Fuller and husband Michael of Kittery Point, Maine; and several nieces and nephews.

WE REMEMBER: During World War II, he served as first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Administrative Corps. A 1951 graduate of Boston University School of Medicine, he practiced briefly in California before moving to Hampton, where he practiced for 31 years - always sporting a bow tie and/or a beret.

SERVICES: Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, at Brewitt Funeral Home, Exeter, followed by a 7:30 p.m. memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Seacoast Artist Association, 225 Water St., Exeter, NH 03833.

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