HALFMOON -- Paul L. “Peanut” Peregrim Jr., 59, of the Landings in Halfmoon, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Jan. 13, 1955, in Glens Falls, and was the beloved son of Audrey Moak Booth (the late Charles P. Booth) and Paul (Shirley) Peregrim. He was educated in the Greenwich school system, and was a truck driver for several years, retiring from Saratoga Eagle in Saratoga Springs. An accomplished contra bass player since his youth, Peanut was active with several marching units, bands, drum corps and winter guards with a special love for the Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps. He is the beloved husband of Brenda A. Legnard Peregrim, whom he married Sept. 28, 1985.
He is the devoted brother of Edward (Kris) Peregrim of Bacon Hill, Byron (Karen) Peregrim of Greenwich, Keith Peregrim of Easton and the late Kenneth Peregrim (Lindy) of Greenwich; son-in-law of Harold “Bud” and Ann Legnard of Kissimmee, Florida, and Halfmoon; he is also survived by several stepbrothers, stepsisters, nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews.
A funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, from St. Augustine’s Church in Lansingburgh, where the Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home Inc., at the corner of 115th Street and 4th Avenue in Lansingburgh.
Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Troy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Skyliners Field Corps c/o Larry Carbonell Director, 970 Pear Ave., Walnutport, PA 18088 or to Skyliners Alumni Corps, c/o Rich Evans 182 Boiling Springs Ave., East Rutherford, NJ 07073.
Arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the John J. Sanvidge Funeral Home Inc., 565 4th Ave., Troy, NY 12182, 518-235-0952,