Peter A. Habib, 16, Westport

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Habib 002Peter Anthony Alexander Habib, 16, of Westport passed away March 19, 2013, at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence.  Born in Fall River, he was the beloved son of Bruce P. and Susan M. (Amaral) Habib. 
Peter was a student at Westport High School where he was a National Honor Society inductee, secretary of the Student Council and a U.S. Student Ambassador to Europe, visiting six countries.  He attended Holy Name Parish in Fall River.  
Peter participated in the Massachusetts Music Educators Association and was a tenor in chorus for the Districts and All State. He was recently invited to compete at the National Honor Ensemble in Nashville, Tenn.  Peter was an accomplished pianist. He also excelled in martial arts, drama, theater and was a talented filmmaker.
Peter, through his organ donation, has already saved five lives.
In addition to his parents, Peter is survived by his maternal grandparents, Anthony J. Nunes Jr. and Carol (McCoomb) Nunes; his uncles, retired Lt. Col. David Habib and Anthony Nunes III; his aunts, Mary Habib and Maureen Wagner; and his cousins, Anthony Nunes IV, Rachel Nunes, Alec Habib and Amanda Pustelnikas.  He was grandson of the late Haseeb “Ace” and Rose (Fusaro) Habib and nephew and godson of the late William Fusaro and the late Carol M. Nunes.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Asperger’s Association of New England, 51 Water St., Suite 206, Watertown, MA 02472.
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One Comment;

  1. Cassie Lemay said:

    Peter, and Peter’s Family.
    I feel so awful. I know you probably won’t see this, and even if you do, you’re probably thinking “why does she care? we went to elementary school together”. Yes we went to Saint Anne’s together. Yes I am the same Cassie. I just wanted to let you all know when I found out, it ate away at me. To know someone I know, someone my age, has died. My condolences are with your family, and I hope you know that no matter what anyone says, you left a mark on me.