Peter J. Debona entered into eternal rest on June 26 at his home with his wife and family by his side. He leaves his wife Diane "Mimi" Ardito Debona, son Peter A. Debona of Monroe and daughter Catherine (Steven) Saja of North Branford. Step-children Lissa (Peter) Cast and Jason (JR) Simone. Much beloved grandchildren Ryan, Jessica, Zachary, Noah Cast of Branford, Peter Debona of Newtown and Austin Saja of North Branford, as well as many family and friends.
Peter retired from Acquarian Water in Bridgeport where he was a long time manager of customer services. He was an avid rower and boater and was always at peace on the water. Peter spent many hours after retirement as a volunteer at Father McGivney Cancer Center and a voice of hope to many brain tumor patients. Peter was also active in the Branford Food Council and served as president for many years. Mostly he enjoyed traveling with his wife and friends and time with his family.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 at St. Mary Church in Branford. Burial will be private. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. is in care of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Branford Food Pantry, 30 Harrison Avenue, Branford, CT 06405 or to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd. Branford, CT 06405.
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