Peter Strauss, 56, Toyota sales professional ‘with the utmost fervor’

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Peter Strauss, of Leland, died Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at the age of 56.

Peter was the beloved son of the late Arthur Strauss and Frances Strauss, of Wilmington.

He is survived by his mother, Frances; sister, Janet Vrecenak and husband Arthur; nieces, Jesse Vrecenak and Amanda Vrecenak; and grandnephews, Tobin and Arik Heffernan.

Peter moved to North Carolina from New Jersey and worked for the past 10 years as a sales consultant at Toyota of Wilmington. He always loved cars and approached his job as a sales professional with the utmost fervor. Peter will be missed by his family, friends and business associates.

A graveside service was held Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Oakdale Cemetery, where Peter was interred.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be forwarded to B’Nai Israel Congregation, 2601 Chestnut St., Wilmington, NC 28405.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Service.

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