Andover — Peter Woods Stevens 55, of Andover died suddenly on Monday February 11, 2013 at Lawrence General Hospital.
Born in Cleveland Ohio on August 2, 1957, he was the son of the late Julian H. and Bernice(Woods)Stevens.
He graduated from Hamilton Wenham High School in 1975. He received his bachelors degree from the University Of Massachusetts Amherst where he
played on the National Championship football team that went to the Pioneer Bowl in 1978. He received his graduate degrees from Bentley College.
He started his career at Wang Laboratories, then he worked at Fidelity Investments for 22 years. He was currently employed by
Jacobs Technology as a Sr Director of Master Data Management for the Air Force.
He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed skiing, golfing, fishing, boating, swimming and scuba diving. He was also an enthusiasticsports fan. He loved running with his dog every morning and his greatest happiness was spending time with his family.
Peter was a descendant of The Reverend Leonard Woods D.D., the first professor of the Andover Theological Seminary.
His survivors include his wife of 25 years Deborah (Hill) Stevens and his children Danielle, Brynn and Mitchell, all of Andover; his sisters Julia Keith and her husband Robert, Pamela Stevens, Suzi Briden and her husband Kirk all of St. Louis; several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his son Samuel L. Stevens.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral service was offered on Tuesday at 11 AM at Free Christian Church 31 Elm St. Andover. Burial was private.
Memorial contributions can be made to Joslin Diabetes Center 1 Joslin Place Boston, MA 02215 or Andover High School Football BoostersRegina Kelly 4 Bateson Dr Andover, MA 01810.To offer online condolences please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com