Peter G. Hindle, 83

Nov 13, 2017

Peter Gage Hindle, 83, of South Dartmouth passed away peacefully on November 5, 2017.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Winston R. and Eleanor (Potter) Hindle, he was a lifelong area resident. He was the brother of the late Winston R. Hindle Jr. and W. Thomas Hindle.

He was a graduate of Deerfield Academy and Amherst College. Peter was an educator at the Deerfield Academy for 44 years. He retired in 2000. He was a great teacher and coach of golf and soccer while at Deerfield. He sang in an acapella group while at Amherst College, was an avid collector of matchbox covers and loved puzzles and games of all types.

He was a member of Anthony's Beach, a music lover, especially works of Gilbert and Sullivan. Peter was a great golfer and enjoyed many rounds at the New Bedford Country Club with family and friends over the decades of membership.

Survivors include three nieces, Karen Donoghue, Gail Hindle and Susan Wilson of Massachusetts and two nephews, Russell Hindle of NC and Gage Hindle of CA; sister in-law Sarah Hindle of Massachusetts, who will miss Uncle Peter's wonderful sense of humor and entertaining jokes.

Burial is private.

Contributions in Peters name may be made to: Congregational Church of South Dartmouth, 17 Middle St, South Dartmouth, MA 02748.

Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Road. Visit for tributes.