1962 – 2017
Putnam – David S. Peterson, 54, of Providence Pike, died on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of Cynthia (Jordan) Peterson. Born in Putnam, he was the son of Anne Kathleen (Shaw) Peterson and the late Stanley E. Peterson, Jr.
David was a 1981 graduate of Putnam High School. He worked as an auto mechanic for the Traveler Shell Station in Dayville and was an avid fan of NASCAR. He was a fervent outdoorsman enjoying fishing, animals and birds. “He loved all animals and they loved him.” David was the kind of person that children would flock to, they felt comfortable in his presence.
In addition to his wife Cynthia and his mother Ann Kathleen, David is survived by his daughter, Meaghan Plaza and her husband Rick of Thompson; his brothers, James Peterson and his wife Jean of Dayville, and Andrew Peterson and his wife Sue of Putnam; his brother in-law, Peter Jordan of Putnam; his sister in-laws, Sandra Kallio of Putnam, and Susan Jordan of Claremont, NH; nieces and nephews, Alyssa and Ryan Peterson, Brittany Kallio, Raymond Jordan and Ashley Jordan. He was predeceased by his nephew, the late Brian Kallio.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with David’s family from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A funeral service will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home followed by burial in Munyon Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Pet Pals Northeast, P.O. Box 64, Plainfield, CT 06374. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.