PETERSON, Albert George
A. "George" Peterson, 92, of Kensington, husband of the late Veronica (Dzialo) Peterson, passed away peacefully Monday, (September 29, 2008) at his home. He was born on February 16, 1916 in New Britain, the son of the late Carl and Nellie (Nielson) Peterson. He retired from Raymond Engineering in Middlefield where he had worked for many years, and always held a great fondness for the Raymond family. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Wirth and her husband Roy of Melbourne, FL; his two sons, Gregory Peterson of New Britain and Elliott Peterson and his wife Paula of Newington; his sister, Ruth Dorr and her husband Robert of Branford; his two brothers, Kenneth Peterson and his wife Virginia of Venice, FL and Elmer Peterson and his wife Dottie of Southington; four grandchildren, Kimberly Marshall of South Windsor, Kerry Biega of Higganum, and Emily and Brian Peterson of Newington. George is also survived by many special nieces and nephews. George's family would like to extend very special thanks to Anna Wakulczyk for her special care and companionship she had given him and his family for many years. She was George's "gift from God". Also, very special thank you to Clement Logah for taking such wonderful care of George during his last months, and Barbara McCoid of the Berlin VNA for her compassion and countless visits. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in Calvary Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Berlin Visiting Nurse Association, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT 06037. Biega Funeral Home has care of the arrangements.
Published by Hartford Courant on Oct. 1, 2008.