PETER M. MARGOLIUS, an attorney and Catskill, N.Y., town justice, died Oct. 12, 2017. He was 71. A member of Kappa Alpha, he joined the U.S. Army after graduation and served in a military intelligence battalion; he was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal. After graduating from Albany Law School in 1975 he became an officer with the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General and served for several years in Japan, doing criminal trial work and assisting military personnel with a variety of legal and personal problems. In 1979 he entered private practice. He served as a prison prosecutor, assistant district attorney, assistant public defender, as well as town attorney. He was elected town justice and held that position for 17 years, until he retired in 2014. He was also a volunteer firefighter and a talented marksman. His first wife, Barbara Davis Margolius, predeceased him. Survivors include two sons, two grandchildren, and his wife, Janice Protano.