Peter S. Van Ham, 1959 - 2014

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Peter S. Van Ham, 55, of 187 Jordan Road, Mechanic Falls, died Sunday, December 21, 2014, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. Born in Lewiston on October 17, 1959, he was the son of Robert and Mildred Hildreth Van Ham. Educated in local schools, he was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’78. He worked at the Unemployment Office in Lewiston for several years, and then worked at the Department of Health and Human Services offices in Lewiston and South Paris. For the past year, he has been employed as a dealer at the Oxford Casino. Peter enjoyed cooking, working on his ’73 Mustang Mach 1, walking his dog Sadie, and playing with his cats Charlie, Angel, and Roscoe. Survivors include his life-partner and best friend of twenty years, Mary-Jo Nappi of Mechanic Falls, his parents, Robert and Mildred Van Ham of Dedham, MA, a step-son, Joshua Pomerleau of Arcata, CA, a step-daughter, Danielle Pomerleau and husband Hansel Garcia of Auburn, three brothers, Philip Van Ham and husband Benjamin Rosario of Largo, FL, Richard and wife Joan of Wilmington, NC, and David and wife Kayo of Osaka, Japan, a sister, Melissa van Hamme and wife Amanda of Dedham, MA, a sister-in-law, Linda Van Ham of Charlotte, NC, three grandchildren, Dante, Giovani, and Rafael Garcia, with another grandchild on the way. He was predeceased by a brother, Robert N. Van Ham II, who passed away in 2011. 


Funeral Notice


VAN HAM, Peter, 55, of Mechanic Falls, died in Lewiston on December 21, 2014. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, December 27, from 10 AM to 12 Noon, with a service at 12 Noon. Donations may be made in his memory to either the American Heart Association, 51 US Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074, or to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240.



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