Peter R. Ureche |

Peter R. Ureche

Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Peter R. Ureche

Our good friend and loving husband and father has passed away after his brief but courageous struggle with cancer.

He was preceded in death by both his parents, Peter and Erma Ureche.

He leaves behind his lifelong friend and wife of 35 years, Nancy; their two children Heather (Chris) High and Jeremy Ureche; aunt Annie Christmas of Frankenmuth, MI; three sisters, Pat (James) Freedman of Lakeridge, Va., Joan (Don) McCullagh and Karen (Tom) Jesselaitis of Saginaw, Mich. and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Pete was drafted in 1972 and served in the Army in Colorado Spgs. It was then that he fell in love with Colorado, and after getting out of the service in 1974, he and his bride moved back to Denver. After a brief stay there, he discovered the Roaring Fork Valley and moved here were he lived out the rest of his life in joy. He loved to hunt, fish, farm, and help his fellow neighbor. Nothing gave Pete more joy in life than a hard days work helping a friend.

He will be missed by many, but never forgotten. The family invites all who knew him, to attend a service Wed. 6 p.m. Church of Carbondale, Snowmass Drive, Carbondale.

The service will be followed by a farewell toast at The Pour House, Main St., Carbondale, Colo. (Pete’s favorite restaurant/bar for over 30 years.)

The family wishes to thank all for their help in the care giving at the end of Pete’s life: Family, Friends, Peppino’s, Shaw Cancer Center, GMA, Valley View Staff, Alpine Hospice, and Hospice of the Valley.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to a child’s organization of your choice, as Peter was all about the kids!

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