1944 – 2016
Danielson – Peter N. Nilsen, 72, of Westfield Village, died Tuesday morning November 29, 2016 at the UMASS Medical Center in Worcester, MA. Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Martin and Hope (Nelson) Nilsen.
Peter was employed over 30 years by the former Anchor Glass Co. in Dayville, CT until their closing in 1997. He then worked for Superwinch in Putnam, CT for the last few years until his retirement.
Peter is survived by his four sisters, Gladys Brayton of Foster, RI, Sally Hicks of Scituate, RI, Mary Pacheco of Fall River, MA, and Margaret Sasse; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Kenneth M. Nilsen, and Roland D. Nilsen both of Plainfield, CT; and one sister, Theresa Wilcox of Rodanthe, NC.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Peter’s family from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Saturday, December 10, 2016 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. Burial will take place in the Spring.
Memorial donations may be made to Day Kimball Hospital Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.