Peter Tancredi

Obituary of Peter Lee Tancredi

Caring husband of 53.5 years, beloved only son of Pasquale & Dora Tancredi.  Peter was born in Providence, Rhode Island. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island with an ROTC commission.  Peter retired from the US Army Medical Service Corp to include serving as a hospital administrator at the 95th Evac Hospital, Da Nang, Vietnam (20 miles from the DMZ).  While assigned to the Pentagon, Peter completed his graduate degree in Criminal Justice from George Washington University.  For additional information go to (category:  VIP Spotlight).  Peter was predeceased by his parents and his Aunt/Godmother Rose Pastille.  He is survived by his wife, Susan, their dogs Theo & Cooper, and many relatives and friends.  

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial offered for Peter, by his family, in R.I., in the month of September, date to be scheduled.



1:15 pm
Friday, July 28, 2023
Miramar National Cemetery
5795 Nobel Drive
San Diego, California, United States

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, July 29, 2023
Naval Base Point Loma
214 Rosecrans Street
San Diego , California, United States
If you plan on attending the service, a Navy Access Pass form will need to be completed. Below are the instructions to follow.

Access Pass Registration

To acquire base access through Pass&ID Office (174 Rosecrans St, San Diego, CA 92106): 1.*Fill out the form and email it to (Social Security is required) 2. And then call their office for confirmation: (619) 553-0938 *Forms must be submitted No Later Than the 20th of July. Please click on the PDF below.
Access Pass.pdf

In Lieu of Flowers

Please make a donation to one of the organizations below that were close to Peter's heart.

Canine Companions

Send Checks to: Canine Companions 124 Rancho Del Oro Drive, Oceanside, CA 92057 In Memo: " SWR Veterans Initiative in Memory of Peter Tancredi"

Special Delivery

Send Checks to: Special Delivery 4021 Goldfinch Street, San Diego, CA 92103 In Memo: " For Peter Tancredi "

University of Rhode Island

Send Checks to : University of Rhode Island PO Box 1700, Kingston, RI 02881 In Memo: "Tancredi ROTC Medical Services Scholarship"

Cabrillo National Monument Foundation

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