1925 – 2016
N. Grosvenordale – Peter Walter Krawiec, 90, of Buckley Hill Rd. died Tuesday, July 5, 2016 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of 68 years to the late Theresa M. (Choquette) Krawiec. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Thomas and Anna (Gwizdala) Krawiec.
Mr. Krawiec proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He worked as a chocolate mixer for Borden’s Candy Shop. He was a past Commander of the American Legion Post #67 of N. Grosvenordale, the VFW, and the Southern Massachusetts Police Association where he was named “Man of the year” several times for his hard work. He was the Deputy Sherriff under Cliff Green, and an elected Thompson Constable for over forty years. Peter was also a member, past president, trustee, and life member of the Eastern CT Police Association. He also worked security for the Thompson Speedway and Marianapolis Preparatory School.
Peter is survived by his daughter, Nancy Bunker Strouse and her husband Robert of Putnam; his sister, Mary Sergel of Dudley, MA, his grandchildren, Jennifer Pierce and her husband Dennis, Louis Bunker and his wife Erin, Bonnie Falke, Daniel Bunker, and Brian Falke and his wife Ashley; his great grandchildren, Jasmine Falke, Ariana Bunker, Emma Lyn Bunker, Zachary Bunker, Hannah Pierce, Alliea Falke, and Justin Falke; and his great-great granddaughter Amy Berti. He was predeceased by his daughter, the late JoAnn Pavone; his brothers John, Stanley, Joseph, Thomas, Michael and Anthony Krawiec and his sisters Sophie Groszswicz, Nellie Pfieffer, and Stasia Dudek.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Peter’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2016 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. A gathering will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2016 in the funeral home where a funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Burial with full military honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, 18 Main St. North Grosvenordale, CT 06255.
Memorial donations, may be made to St. Joseph School, 26 Main St. N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.