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Joan Ellen Peterson

August 12, 1933 - September 24, 2023

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Joan Ellen Peterson, 90, lifelong resident of Hamden and longtime member of Grace and St Peter’s, passed away on September 24, 2023, two months after losing her husband of 69 years.  


Joan was born in New Haven on August 12, 1933 to the late Edward and Dorothy Bartlem Hubler. For over 20 years, Joan was an executive secretary for SNET while also raising her family and being a dedicated hockey mom. She had a love of the ocean and cherished summers spent on Summer Island in Branford. Her family has fond memories of holidays and Sunday dinners being hosted in their home. Joan will be remembered for her big heart and quiet nature.

Joan will be lovingly remembered by her children and their spouses: Jill Peterson and Elizabeth Bell of Atlanta, GA, Doug and Jill Peterson of Guilford, and Eric and Susan Pomarico Peterson of Hamden; and her grandchildren, David Bell, Ryan, Nathan, Christian, and Alex Peterson.


Funeral services were held on Monday, October 2, 2023 at Beecher & Bennett in Hamden, with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

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