PETER STARR HADLEY , 83, passed away Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 in Wallingford , CT. Born in Manhattan in 1928, Peter was a 1949 graduate of Harvard University and was awarded an MBA from Columbia University . He was a Korean War veteran, honorably discharged from the Army. Until October, Peter resided in Greenwich , CT. for 29 years. He was also a long-time resident of Inlet, NY in the Adirondack State Park . He was employed by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for 37 years, serving as Treasurer before being promoted to Senior Vice-President of Corporate Investments. Peter was an avid hiker who traversed large portions of the Appalachian Trail . He climbed all 47 of the White Mountains as well as many in his beloved Adirondacks . Peter was predeceased by his first wife, Patra Dawson Hadley and his step-grandson, Julian A. Ulloa. He is survived by his wife, Nancy E. Hadley; daughter Patra Starr Hadley of Glenview, IL; son Clifton Starr Hadley (Susan) of Flanders, NJ; step-son Alexander Ulloa (Donna) of Marlborough, CT; granddaughter Allison M. Hadley and step-grandson Michael A. Ulloa; sister Caroline Starr Wood of Croton-on-Hudson, NY. and brother Charles Starr Hadley (Sally) of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; brother-in-law Richard Boner and sister-in-law Susan Pryor of Austin, TX., as well as several nieces and nephews. A celebration of Mr. Hadley's life will be held on Saturday, December 3rd at 1 pm at the Hartog Center at Ashlar Village , Ashlar Village Rd. , Wallingford , CT. 06492 (www.ashlarvillage.org). Memorial contributions may be made to the Dingletown Community Church c/o Hyde Clarke, P.O. Box 951 , Greenwich , CT. , 06836-0951 , or to the Inlet Volunteer Emergency Services, P.O. Box 300 , Inlet, NY., 13360. ww.wallingfordfh.com
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Published in GreenwichTime on Nov. 19, 2011