Obituary for Peter A. "Pete" Miner
Peter A. Miner, age 75, of West Haven, beloved husband to Patricia L. (Treadwell) Miner, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018. Born in New Haven on September 8, 1942, he was the son of the late Elizabeth (Hunt) Mead. Before his retirement, Peter enjoyed a career as a truck driver for Dry Ice Corp. for over forty years. He was the unofficial mayor of Oak Grove Park, also known as, the “Squirrel Guy.” He loved riding on his motorcycle and classic cars.
In addition to his wife Patricia of 56 years, Peter is survived by his son Peter J. (Karen) Miner, two grandsons, Peter George (Jennifer Limauro) Miner and Brandon Joseph (Jessica Silverman) Miner and sisters Karen Mead Sokolowski, Lois Englehart, several nieces and nephews, and his special riding buddies. He was predeceased by his siblings, Carlene Mead, Charles Miner and Judy Miner.
A visitation will be held on Friday from 5 to 8 at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. A Prayer Service will take place at 7 pm during the visitation. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Haven Animal Shelter, 7 Collis St., West Haven, CT 06516.