Peter Howard Townsend


Peter Howard Townsend passed away at home, with his children by his side on August 20, 2019. He was born and raised in Lockport, NY.
He took over his parents' insurance company when his father passed. His mother, Dolores Townsend, worked with him until the business was sold.
He moved his family to Northern California in 1983, where he worked as a manager of a computer software company. After retiring from there, along with his wife, Diane M. Townsend, they opened up a check cashing and mail center. They both completely retired in 2011 from that business.
Peter has left behind four children, Heidi Jo Townsend, BethAnn Bettencourt, Kneeland James Townsend II, and Kathleen Jane Wachob, He also has seven grandchildren, Kristina Wilhemina Bettencourt, Nicole Elizabeth Evans, Timothy Gary Bettencourt, Tyler Nicholas Wachob, Tayler Ashley Wachob, Kneeland James Townsend III, and Jennifer Rose Townsend. There are also two great-granddaughters, Alexis Hope Newell and Adeline VanBlake.
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Published on August 22, 2019
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Tom & Cathy Gorman
Aug 27, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to the Townsend family. We have such great memories of Pete & Diane while we were in Jaycees in Lockport. It was a great chapter in our life!