1925 – 2014
Danielson – Wallace F. “Wally” Peterson, 88, formerly of Canterbury, passed on to eternal life on Friday, March 28, 2014 in Day Kimball Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Brockton, MA, Wally was the eldest son of the late Frank and Jesse (Hefler) Peterson.
Wally is survived by his devoted daughter, Sandra Nabozny and her companion Richard Bonner of Thompson; his sister, Anne Bayer of Thompson; his grandchildren, Angela Herrick and her husband Randy of Putnam, and Torri Nabozny and her fiancé Christopher Roberts of Pascoag, RI; and the “apple of his eye,” his great-grandson Kaleb Herrick. He is predeceased by his true love and first wife, Vera (Oaken) Peterson in 1977 who died in 1977, his second wife Anita (Grousse) Peterson who died in 2014 and his siblings William Peterson, Barbara Hasenberg, and Phyllis Willett.
Wally will be sadly missed by all who knew him especially for his quick wit, humor and gift of gab.
At Wally’s request, funeral arrangements are private and entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.