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Peter Joseph Altmyer Sr

November 25, 1930 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 87)

Peter J Altmyer Sr. passed away at home on Saturday afternoon November 10, 2018 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of the late Elaine Doyle Altmyer. Father of Mary Bagnetto (Charlie), Peter Altmyer Jr. (Liz), Frank Altmyer (Donna), Deborah Richter (Terry), David Altmyer, Margaret Koslosky (Andrew). Brother of Isabelle A. Hill and Frances (Rooster) J Altmyer. Preceded in death by his parents Isabelle McMahon Altmyer and Frank J Altmyer Jr.; sisters Catherine Altmyer O’Connor and Jean Ann Altmyer and a brother Roy R. Altmyer. Grandfather of Bryan, Jay (Ashley) and Mark (Tammy) Bagnetto, Jacob, Colin and Courtney Altmyer, Dawn Conravey and Dana Mauffray (Steven). Great Grandfather to Olivia, Nicholas, Emma, Lily, Caroline and Luke Bagnetto, Xander Trebucq and Drew and Beau Mauffray. Survived and loved by many niece’s nephews and friends.
Graduate of St. Aloysius (1948), served in the Army during the Korean War, retired after 40 years with the TPMP Railroad. In lieu of flowers please send donations to National Shrines of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, Redemptorist, 919 Josephine Street New Orleans, LA 70130.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Greenwood Funeral Home Chapel, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA. On Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM. To sign the on line guest register, please visit


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