Obituary Connie Campaniello Peterson

On Sunday, March 14, 2021, Connie Campaniello Peterson, loving wife of John Peterson and mother of three children, grandmother of three, and great-grandmother of 10, passed away at the age of 93.

Connie was born on May 26, 1927 in New Haven, Connecticut to Edward and Julia (Mosca) Campaniello, A housewife in her early years, Connie worked for many years at TRW Electronics in Rowayton, CT.  She moved to Sarasota, Florida in 1993 and continued working in various office jobs until she was 85.  On October 1, 1949 in the Bronx, New York, she married John Peterson.  They raised three children – Christine (Rozek) her husband Joe of Fuquay Varina, Robert (Bob) Peterson and partner Connie Attanasio of Queens, NY, and Julie (Milton) and husband Ron of Pinehurst.

Connie had a passion for life.  She loved the performing arts, playing cards, bowling, and most of all, spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  She was admired for her incredible energy, kindness, and willingness to always be there for anyone who needed her.

Connie was preceded in death by her husband, John.  She is survived by her three children – Christine, Bob and Julie, her three grandchildren – Kim (Rozek) Willson of Raleigh, Joey Rozek, Pastor of Living Springs Fellowship Church in Freehold, NJ, Concetta (Peterson) Smith of New Braunfels, TX, and 10 great-grandchildren who all loved her dearly.

A Funeral Mass in her honor will be held at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Pinehurst 10 AM on Friday, March 19, 2021.  A memorial service will be held at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY at a later date.

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