In Memory of Peter Ostrenko(1956 - 2016)
- Peter Ostrenko
- Chieko Ostrenko
- Birth Date
- January 18, 1956
- Blessing Date
- July 1, 1982
- Ascension Date
- August 13, 2016
Our beloved and dear brother, Peter Ostrenko, pastor of the Tampa Family Church, unexpectedly ascended to the spirit world on the morning of Saturday, August 13, in his home. Peter was a long time missionary at his home state of Florida as well as worldwide. He was a man of many interests and talents such as bird watching, music, finances and more. He is loved and will be missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his wife Chieko, his daughter Natalie, and siblings Anne and Michael.
Let us join together in support of Peter's family during this important and special time and offer our prayers for his victorious transition to a glorious new life in the spiritual world.
Following is a biography from his family and Rev. Gary Chidester, District Pastor of District 5.
Dr. Ki Hoon Kim
Dr. Michael Balcomb
Peter Ostrenko, 60, of Lutz, Florida, ascended on August 13, 2016. Born in Miami, Florida in 1956, he was the oldest son of Alfred and Gertrude Ostrenko.
Peter was a missionary and came to Hillsborough County in 2011 from Miami. He belonged to the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, USA. He was the pastor of the Tampa Family Church and enjoyed talking and connecting with people. He participated in mission trips to India, Russia, Korea, Israel and Granada.
Peter was an accomplished bird watcher; his life list exceeds 600 birds. He was also a fluent piano player and enjoyed playing his own composed pieces, and excelled at long distance running, especially in high school where he held many records. He enjoyed investments and closely followed Warren Buffet. In his last several years, Peter was the key caregiver to his father Alfred who taught his oldest son sailing, woodworking and other skills that Peter enjoyed throughout his life.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 34 years, Chieko, with whom he received the Marriage Blessing in Madison Square Garden on July 1, 1982. Other survivors include his beloved daughter, Natalie True Ostrenko of Lutz; sister, Anne Ostrenko Haldin and her husband Kenneth and their son Cameron of Atlanta, Georgia; brother, Michael Ostrenko and his wife Linda of Wilmington, North Carolina. He is cherished by many, including cousins Wit, May, Kim and Kay and countless others.
There will be a visitation on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Sunset Funeral Home, 11005 N. US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, Florida 33592.
The Seonghwa service will begin at 1:00 pm followed by interment in Sunset Memory Gardens.
Condolences, Flowers and Donations
Memorial contributions may be made in Peter’s honor to gofundme.com/2jq4mzzg.
Memories and condolences may be left online at sunset-fh.com.
If you would like to send any flowers, you may send it to the funeral home:
Sunset Funeral Home: 11005 N. US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, Florida 33592
If you would like to send any donations or cards to the family, you may send it to their home:
2408 Vandervort Rd.
Lutz, FL 33549
- 1:00 PM
- Wednesday, August 17, 2016
- Sunset Funeral Home: 11005 N. US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, Florida 33592.
- 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM