1937 – 2008
Danielson – Peter W. John Sr., 70, of Adelaide Street, formerly of North Grosvenordale died Wednesday, January 30, 2008 in Kent County Hospital. Born in Southbridge MA, he was the son of the late Pandley and Konstanca (Tushi) John. He was the stepson of Maria John of Southbridge, MA.
Mr. John worked as a thread dyer for the former Belding Heminway Co. until his retirement in 1994. He also worked as a machine press operator for Jacobs Rubber. Mr. John was an active member of the Community Fire Department of N. Grosvenordale for 45 years. He was an avid Patriots, Red Sox and Celtics fan.
In addition to his stepmother, Peter is survived by his sons, Charles John and his wife Renee of Bronxville NY, and Peter John II and his wife Cynthia of Woodstock, CT; his daughter Connie Crowell and her husband David of Greenville RI; and his 6 grandchildren; Matthew, Marc, Amanda, Matthew, Gavin and Nathan.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Peter’s family from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, Monday, February 4, 2008 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:30 am on Tuesday in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Michael Romanian Orthodox Church, 16 Romanian Ave, Southbridge MA. Burial will follow in Oakridge Cemetery, Southbridge MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Fire Company, PO Box 874, N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255