Peter Thomas Schatzman, 66, of Wallingford, CT passed away unexpectedly, December 25th, 2019. His unexpected passing devastated all those who knew and loved Peter.
Peter was born in Marburg, Germany on August 1st, 1953. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Frederick and Kathleen Schatzman, and his sister Susan. He is survived by his daughter Kathleen Schatzman (my queen) of Wallingford, sister Joan Schatzman Hall and husband Steven of Wallingford, brother Paul Schatzman and wife Cheryl of Middlefield, and his former wife and mother of his daughter, Sheila Tierney of Wallingford. In addition, he leaves behind many cousins, nieces and nephews. Peter was a graduate of Mark T. Sheehan High School. He furthered his education at Wilcox Technical School with a certificate in welding, which advanced his career into Aerospace. He served his country in the United States Army. Peter had an unconditional love for the ocean and his early Sunday morning walks with his daughter at Hammonasset State Park nature trails; followed by breakfast at his favorite shoreline restaurant, Nick’s Place in Madison, CT. Peter was proud supporter of all his daughter’s endeavors. He was an avid New England Patriots fan and would never miss a game. He loved his family and left an impact on everyone's heart with his words of wisdom, dry humor, and heart of gold. To know Peter was to love Peter.
There will be a mass January 6th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at The Church of the Resurrection, 115 Pond Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06492. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Meigs Point Nature Center, Hammonasset State Park, Madison, CT.