1925 – 2018
Danielson – Peter P. Szruba, Sr., 92, James St. East, died peacefully at Davis Place on May 29, 2018. He was the loving husband of the late Mary (Gilbert) Szruba. Born in Jewett City, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha (Wawzyn) Szruba.
Peter was predeceased by his daughter Linda (Szruba) Briere, and his siblings Helen, John, Joseph, Frank, Stanley, Betty, Dorothy and Joanne.
Peter served proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was employed as a textile colorist for Prevel Corporation in Plainfield.
Peter was a loving family man, and an avid sports fan, and enjoyed routing for the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots and he also enjoyed working in his garden, fixing things around the house, cooking, fishing, spending time with his grand and great grandchildren, and playing penny poker on Saturday nights with his family and friends.
Peter is survived by his son, Peter Szruba, Jr. of Putnam; daughter Jenny Szruba, and son-in-law Albert Briere of Putnam; grandsons, Shane and Jesse Davis; granddaughters Kristen Ramdohr, Faith Briere and Aubrey-Lynn (Briere) Girdwood; great-grandsons Landon, Kaidon, Arty and Jameson; and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life and Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary Cemetery, 382 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.