Peter A. Ginger Jr., 81, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY —  Peter A. Ginger Jr., 81, of 222 State St., Carthage died Saturday morning, Aug. 29, 2020, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.

Born July 14, 1939, in Carthage, the son of the late Peter and Irene (Toth) Ginger Sr., he attended schools in Deferiet and Carthage.

He was a custodian for the Carthage Central School District and retired in 1989 after 34 years of service.

He was a life member of the BPOE Lodge # 1762 and the Knights of Columbus Council # 291, both of Carthage.

Peter loved country music and was responsible for organizing several jamborees.

He is survived by a brother, James D. Ginger, Carthage; several nieces, nephews and cousins and a special friend, Donna Draper of Carthage.

He was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Brotherton, who died on July 23, 2016.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4, at St. Rita’s Church, Deferiet with Rev. Vicente Jazmines officiating. Burial will follow in Black River Cemetery. Friends may call 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.

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