Wilmington - Peter Christian Hemingway, age 80, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018.
He was born in Somerville, NJ, March 15, 1938, son of the late Harry Joseph Hemingway and Feron Frances Newbery Hemingway.
Peter attended Hotchkiss HS, in Lakeville, CT, graduating in 1956. He then attended the University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 1963, with a degree in Anthropology. He then received his MA in Anthropology at the University of Arizona in May 1971.
On October 26, 1995, he married Clare J. Higgins, remarrying her after their divorce and reuniting upon his return from Costa Rica, October 8, 2016.
Peter is survived by his daughter, Wynne Hemingway; his stepchildren, Martin Brans and Ingrid Yerger; his cousins, Diane Hemingway, Missy Hemingway, Gay Hemingway, Paul LeGrande Johnstone, Jr., Diana Lopez and Caroline Prickett and many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by wife Clare and his stepbrother, Frank Hemingway.
Memorial Service for Peter Hemingway will be held at Gilpin Hall, 1101 Gilpin Ave., Wilmington, DE 19806, on Thursday, September 6th at 2:00pm. Burial will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in Peter’s name to Gilpin Hall, note Peter Hemingway in the memo.
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