Wappingers Falls- Philip Peluso Jr., a resident of Wappingers Falls, NY, passed away on March 21, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 45.
Philip was born on October 10, 1974 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Philip Sr. and Elizabeth (Mahoney) Peluso.
In September of 2007, Philip made a life changing commitment and decided to get sober. Throughout his continued sobriety, he helped many people along the way in their sobriety either “In the rooms” or during his time spent working at Joe’s House in Poughkeepsie as house facilitator and then house manager. Phil most recently worked for the Wappingers Central School District as an HVAC-Mechanic.
Philip will forever and always be remembered as a loving, devoted, stand-up, husband, father, family man and friend.
On August 10, 2013, Philip married the love of his life, Kathryn (Katie) Luchnick. She survives at home.
In addition to his wife Katie, survivors include his two children Jackson David and Abigail Elizabeth; siblings Tom and his wife Laurie Peluso Poughkeepsie, NY, Joanne Peluso of Beacon, NY, Camillus Peluso and his wife Kelly of Florida; mother and father-in-law Trish and David Luchnick of Verbank; brother and sister-in-Law Stuart and Emily Gurney; aunt Catherine Peluso, and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life in Philip's memory will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the gofundme account “Peluso Family Assistance” set up for his children.
For Philip’s Book of Memories and online condolences please visit www.mchoulfuneralhome.com