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Reverend Peter  Michael Jorgensen

Reverend Peter Michael Jorgensen
  • September 3, 1940 - December 10, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“We regret we lost touch with Pete when they sold their home and moved. We have cherished his friendship since we met him when he was Associate Pastor...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: DuPre Calhoun - Anderson, SC

“Dear family: Pete and I were fraternity brothers at Davidson, in seminary together in Richmond, and when Pete eventually moved to Charleston from...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Bert Keller - Charleston, SC

“Dear Mike and other relatives of Pete Jorgensen,Many years ago, to the best of my memory between mid 1973 and 1975, I had the privilege of a...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: William H Felder - Charleston, SC

“I am sorry to hear that we lost this fine gentleman. I had the honor of working with him at Hospice of Charleston (while it was a non-profit). His...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Sharon Hutchinson - charleston, SC

“I am so sorry to hear , Pete was an awesome person. I would not be the person I am with out him. Your family is in my prayers. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Ginny North - Hollywood, SC

“I was saddened to learn of the passing of Pete. He was such a kind, caring and compassionate person. I was fortunate to have known him for over forty...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Kathi & Richard Ouzts - Friend

“I am so sorry to hear about Pete's death. He was such an insightful man, highly intuitive, and compassionate. I especially enjoyed that twinkle in...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Katherine Sherpa - Friend

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8 of 12 | Posted by: Elizabeth Currey - Mt Pleasant, SC

“I have such fond memories of Pete at MPPC in the late 70-80’s. From his influence in the youth of that church to officiating at my wedding, he...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Masche Flythe - Friend

“Pete baptized my son when he was at Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian. I’ll never forget it. Later I went to him for marriage counseling. He was so...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Martha Savedge Cole

“My condolences to the Currey and Jorgensen families. May the Good Lord hold you in his loving embrace. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Chris Sosnowski - Friend

“Michael, I'm so very sorry to hear about your sweet daddy. Love and prayers to you and your family. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Ann DuPre Karst - McClellanville, SC


Reverend Peter Michael Jorgensen, 80, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, widower of Barbara McDonald Currey, wife of 38 years, entered into eternal rest Thursday, December 10, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Peter was born September 3, 1940 in Honolulu, Hawaii, son of the late Col. Kenneth Jorgensen and the late Elizabeth Michaelis Jorgensen. He graduated from Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary. After Seminary, he served a tour as a Navy Chaplain and then as associate pastor in several churches in North and South Carolina. He was the former associate pastor for Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, afterwards he worked with his wife in private practice as a marriage and family counselor. He continued his pastoral calling serving interim positions at Rockville Presbyterian, James Island Presbyterian, Heritage Presbyterian, Hebron Zion Presbyterian, and Harbor View Presbyterian churches. He received much joy from his pastoral calling, officiating weddings and from his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his three sons, Kenneth Michael Jorgensen (Laurie) of Park City, UT, Eric Preston Jorgensen (Teresa) of Woodstock, GA and Jeffrey Bouldin Jorgensen (Michelle) of Reva, VA; step-son, Patrick Currey of Mt. Pleasant, SC; three step-daughters, Nancy Currey of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Kathleen Currey (Bob Tincher) of Atlanta, GA, and Elizabeth Douglass Currey of Mount Pleasant, SC; sister, Penelope Sue Jorgensen Combs (Stephen Combs) of Wilmington, NC; and seven grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his twin sister, Karen Anne Jorgensen.

Memorials may be made to Mt Pleasant Presbyterian Church, 302 Hibben Street, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, or at onrealm.org/mppc/give/now.