1940 – 2018
Dayville – Peter A. Phaneuf, 78, of Dog Hill Ln., died Thursday morning, May 31, 2018, at Day Kimball Hospital. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Edgar and Alexine (Rothwell) Phaneuf.
Mr. Phaneuf was a proud veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the United States Marines. Peter worked for many years in the construction field as a laborer. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War Post 4908 in East Killingly and was an avid collector of HO model trains.
Peter is survived by three sons, Dennis Phaneuf of CA, Peter A. Phaneuf, II of Framingham, MA, and Rob Phaneuf of Ledyard; a daughter, Holly Grube and her husband Kenneth of Eastford; a sister, Barbara Gardner of Woodstock; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Joseph E. Phaneuf, II and a sister Joan Almquist.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Peter’s family from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday June 8, 2018, in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT 06260, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Main St., Putnam, CT. Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.