Peter John "PJ" vonUchtrup

Obituary of Peter John "PJ" vonUchtrup

"We will not say goodbye.....we miss your voice, your smile, everything about you, but the truth brings us to tears.....all the love you gave us all these years.....until we meet again, fly high our beautiful angel"


Peter John vonUchtrup, 28, of Monroe NY, graduate of Monroe Woodbury HS 2007, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017. He was born on July 8, 1989 in Goshen NY.


PJ is survived by his parents David and Mary Jane Ballinger of Monroe and Peter and Manon vonUchtrup of Sugar Loaf, sisters, Jessica, Kassandra and Isabella, brothers, Anthony, Michael and Sebastian. He also leaves maternal grandparents, Peter and Hermelina Ressa of Cape Coral FL and paternal grandparents Anne Marie Wiley of Middletown NY and Robert vonUchtrup, of Virginia. PJ also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, and cousins. PJ was passionately involved with Narcotics Anonymous from varied cities in Orange County NY and leaves behind many beloved close friends.


Visitation is being held from 5-8 pm on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 with a funeral service at 7:45 pm on Tuesday at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY. Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory, Middle Hope, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family asks considerations of donations to any of the following organizations, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Hudson Valley, The Wish House, 832 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591, Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., PO BOX 418629, Boston, MA 02241 (In honor of his sister, Jessica) or Catholic Charities of Orange County, 27 Matthews Street, Goshen, NY 10924 (for the support PJ received during his fight).


"When I die, do not mourn me, but be proud and celebrate. I'm a soldier fighting a war in the dark with my own madness and when I'll be gone, I'll still live through the words that I leave behind." JP