Peter John Ghione, age 72, of Shelton, entered into rest on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Bridgeport Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Carol Ann Ghione.
Peter was born in Bridgeport on December 30, 1942, son of the late Charles Raymond and Emily “Dolly” (Bull) Ghione, and lived in Shelton for 37 years.
Peter served his country with the US Army, and went on to become an insurance agent and owner of Insurance Planning Inc. in Shelton. He was a longtime supporter of the Valley United Way, including a term as President. He spent many years as a volunteer coach for little league baseball and softball, cross-country, and Shelton High School Band. He also served as Cub Scout Master.
He is the beloved father of Nancy Anderson, Christine Ghione, Marissa Moura, and Peter Ghione and his fiancé Gina Malito. He also leaves five cherished grandchildren, Isabel Moura, John Moura, Joseph Moura, Gabriella Ghione, and Alexandra Abdo, a brother, Charles (Pamela) Ghione, two sisters, Dale Danowski and Sharon (George) Moore, niece Brittany Ghione, nephew Brent Ghione, and nieces Morgan and Haley Danowski.
The Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, Shelton, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Friends are invited at attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at St. Lawrence Church, 505 Shelton Ave, Shelton, at 10 AM. Burial will immediately follow at Mt. St. Peters in Derby.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Vincent’s Swim Across the Sound, 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606.
Offer condolences online at www.riverviewfh.com.