Peter S. Carhart Sr., 64, of Liverpool, N.Y. died Wednesday near his home. He was a native of Watertown and lived throughout New York before moving to Liverpool in 1978.
He graduated from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., in 1955 with a bachelor's degree in physical education. He received his master's degree in physical education from the University of Illinois in 1956.
Mr. Carhart had been a physical education teacher at Liverpool High School since 1978. Previously he’d been a physical education teacher and coach at Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, CA.
He also taught night school. He was active in community organizations. In 1981, the American Red Cross recognized him for 30 years of volunteer service. Mr. Carhart officiated high school athletic events around the state. In 1975, he was recognized by the State Coaches Association for 20 years of service.
From 1966 until 1971, Mr. Carhart directed the swimming and water polo programs at Cornell University. He was a member of the Syracuse Ski Hawks and the Updown- towners in Syracuse.
Surviving are two daughters, Karen J.S. Tashjian of Buffalo and Kimberly A. of Plaza del Ray, Calif.; three sons, Peter S. Jr. of Port Orange, Fla., Scott T. of Pen- sacola, Fla., and Thomas L. of Sausalito, Calif.; his mother, Mary Louise Boyd of Garden Grove, Calif.; a sister, Suzanne Darweesh of Fullerton, Calif., and a half- brother, Jeff of Toronto, Calif.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, Skaneateles. Private burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Watertown. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Maurer Funeral Home, 300 Second St., Liverpool.
Contributions may be made to the Peter S. Carhart Sr. Scholarship Fund, Liverpool High School, 4338 Wetzel Road, Liverpool 13090.
Thanks to Vern Fotheringham, ’66.