Obituary of Pieter H Woodcock
Pieter Heyward Woodcock, 67 years of age, a resident of Frelinghuysen since 1993, previously of Blairstown and Hackettstown, passed away at his home on November 6, 2021. He attended Blairstown Elementary school and went on to attend high school at Blair Academy where he graduated in 1972. He then furthered his education at Bucknell University earning a BA in animal behavior in 1976. He worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative for Sanofi-Aventis for more than 30 years. Most recently, he was employed by the Arc of Warren County in Washington, NJ, where he enjoyed providing assistance to people with developmental disabilities in a group home in Oxford, NJ. He was an avid baseball and hockey fan, especially the Mets and Devils. He enjoyed travelling abroad with his family to Alaska, Norway, the Caribbean islands and many other places. Pieter vacationed in Cape Cod every summer where he enjoyed fishing, boating, hanging out at the beach with his family and eating swordfish dinners. He loved worshipping God with his fellow brothers and sisters in Christ at the Knowlton Presbyterian Church in Knowlton, NJ.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Karen, two daughters Carol Roman, husband Joe, Heidi Mavrakes, husband Stephen, son Daniel Woodcock, two brothers Stanton Woodcock, wife Catherine, Scott Woodcock, wife Terri and his mother Mary Woodcock. He was predeceased by his father Donald in 2006. Survivors also include 6 grandchildren, Violet, Lillian, Zeal, Rose, and Calla Roman, & Zoe Mavrakes, as well as many other extended family members.
A memorial service will be held at Knowlton Presbyterian Church, 3 Knowlton Road, Columbia, NJ 07832 on December 4 at 2:00 pm with an open house to follow. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Arc of Warren County, P.O. Box 389, Washington, NJ 07882. Arrangements are under the direction of Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825.
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