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Peter James Stirling

Peter James Stirling
  • December 9, 1946 - September 17, 2020
  • Daniel Island, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • St. Clare of Assisi Building Fund
    225 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 100
    Daniel Island, SC 29492

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“It was with great sadness that I heard of the loss of your husband, father, grandfather. I had the pleasure of working with Peter at Ocean Spray....Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Donna berry - monponsett, MA

“I'm so sorry to hear of Peter's passing. He had a wide variety of positions at Ocean Spray, always interested in learning new and different parts of...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Steve Nojeim - Marion, MA

“Peter was the King of yards and gardens. I could never keep up with his precise lawn cutting and bush trimming. The memories are already starting for...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Daniel Carroll - Daniel Island, SC

“Dear Bobbi, Bryan and Family,I was Peter's secretary for several years when he started employment at Ocean Spray Cranbrerries, Inc. in Plymouth, MA. ...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Diane Drummond - Duxbury, MA

“Dear Bobbi, Bryan and family,My heartfelt sympathy to you all. Peter was one of the best people I ever had the pleasure of working for at Ocean...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Diane Drummond - Friend

“Dear Bobbi, Bryan & family, My deepest sympathy on the passing of Peter. I remember when I first met your dear husband, a loving father- back in the...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda G Hughes - Coworker

“Bobby,So sorry to read, in The Boston Globe, of Peter's passing. Paul has great memories of what a wonderful guy Peter was during their years at...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Lucille & Paul Ward - Needham, MA

“I'm so sorry for your loss Bobbi and family. Peter was a wonderful friend to Normand and I'm sure they are in heaven planning something big. ...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Carol Bilodeau - Friend

“Sincere Sympathy for Bobbi, Bryan and family on the loss of Peter. We did not see him often but when we did, we always enjoyed talking with him...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Fred & Carolann Brigham - Wareham, MA

“All of us at American Engineering Consultants are saddened to hear of the loss of your father, Director Stirling. He was a wonderful man, and raised...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Ali Walker - Friend

“Director Stirling,I am so glad I had the opportunity to meet your father and I saw how proud he was of you. I also witnessed a son who took the time...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Nena Staley - Coworker

“I'll miss seeing Peter at the Vigil Mass every week. His church family is going to miss him and his gentle spirit. Condolences to his family. ”
12 of 22 | Posted by: Mark English

“I am so sorry for your loss Director Stirling. Peggy Yobs, Retired SCDC ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Peggy Yobs - Coworker

“Bobbi, Bryan and Jennifer, we were blessed at East Cooper to have Pete volunteer his services. I was honored to spend an hour each week doing our...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Hollis Barbaro - Friend

“Director Stirling, Please accept the Smith family condolences for your great loss.Mr. Willie F. SmithFood Service Administrator, SCDC (Retired) ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Willie F. Smith - Columbia, SC

“Pete will always have a special place in our family's memories. He was the most believable Santa and was so kind to come over on Christmas Eve to...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Francine Glennon - charleston, SC

“Sending condolences to Director Striling and family. I am retired from scdc ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Carolyn Foust - Irmo, SC

“Peggy, Dilip and family,I am sorry to learn of your brother's passing. I hope you have many wonderful memories to cause you to smile as you think of...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Sherry Martschink - Summervville, SC

“He was a fine man. I've heard a lot of nice things about him. Jenny Lynch Stirling is my niece. My love and prayers to Bobbi, Bryan and Jenny and...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Denise Greene - Lugoff, SC

“Most sincere condolences. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Jeanne Mallia - Palmyra, NY

“Bryan, so sorry to hear about your dad. Sending prayers and hugs to you, Jenny, your mum, and your family. ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Amy (Corcoran) DiStefano - MA

“We are so sorry to hear of Peter's passing. Prayers and heartfelt condolences to you Bobbi and the entire family. The Gardner Family ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Audrey Gardner - Westwood, MA


Peter James Stirling, 73, of Daniel Island, South Carolina, former longtime resident of Westwood, Massachusetts, and husband of Roberta "Bobbi" Stirling entered into eternal rest Thursday, September 17, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family. A private Memorial Mass will be held in the Church of the Holy Cross, Daniel Island. Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life at the Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive, on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 3:00 pm.

Peter was born December 9, 1946 in Boston, MA, son of the late Andrew James Stirling and Eileen Whalen Stirling. He was a graduate of Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA and earned his MBA from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA. Peter retired as Vice President of International Business for Ocean Spray Cranberry. He served as Chairman of the Board at East Cooper Medical Center and was a member of the Daniel Island Club where he enjoyed great friendships and golfing. Peter was a member of St. Clare of Assisi, Daniel Island, where he served as an usher.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Bobbi Stirling; son, Bryan Peter Stirling (Jennifer Lynch Stirling) of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Catherine Grace and Davis Bryan Stirling; brother, Richard Stirling (Bertha) of Marblehead, MA; and sister, Margaret "Peggy" Purohit (Dilip) of Raleigh, NC, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, SC; and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Clare of Assisi Building Fund, 225 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 100, Daniel Island, SC 29492.