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Steward "Pete" A. Wire, Sr.

September 1, 1951 — December 29, 2023



Steward “Pete” A. Wire, Sr., 72, passed away on Friday, December 29, 2023 in Lebanon, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Saturday, September 1, 1951 to the late Stewart Wire and Viola Holtry in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. After graduating High School, Pete enlisted in the United States Air Force and served our country for 20 years before retiring. Pete was a hard working man that made sure his family was always supported. Even after his military service he continued to work as a truck driver for the Wolf Organization until he decided to retire and stay home to spend more time with his beloved wife, Toya. They were married in June of 1975 and spent the last 48 years enjoying the outdoors and traveling back to Toya's home country of Thailand. Pete also enjoyed watching Western movies, NCIS while he was being treated in the hospital and spending time outdoors whenever he could. He is survived by his beloved wife Somnuek “Toya” Sooekhuntod Wire; Children Sammie Wire of Enola, Steward A. Wire, Jr. of Mechanicsburg, and Somchai Sae-Tong and spouse Deb of Florida; Grandchildren Addyson Wire, Brynleigh Wire, Bronx Wire, Jordan Stamper and Grace Price; Great-Grandchild Colton Price; Sister Debi Harkins; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral procession will be leaving Christman's Funeral Home, 226 Cumberland St., Lebanon, at 1:00 PM on Friday, January 12, 2024 to transport Pete to his final resting place. Graveside service and Military Honors will be held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at 2:00 PM.

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Graveside Service

Friday, January 12, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Indiantown Gap National Cemetery

60 Indiantown Gap Rd, Annville, PA 17003

All wishing to attend the Graveside Service for Pete, please be at Christman's Funeral Home, 226 Cumberland St., Lebanon by 12:45 PM to depart for Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

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