Peter Cronkite was found dead in his dorm room at Colby College in Maine on Sunday (26Apr15).

An obituary in the New York Times reads: "Peter was to have graduated from Colby College, as a Classics major, in May...

"Peter, an avid film enthusiast, was the voice of Dennis the Menace for an animated movie when he was nine years old. He will be missed by his many Martha's Vineyard friends."

Peter is survived by his parents, Deborah Rush and Chip Cronkite, and his brother Walter Cronkite lV.

His funeral service will be held on Saturday (02May15) at the Church of the Heavenly Rest.