Peter W. Stewart

30 July, 19419 February, 2021

Peter W. Stewart, 79, of Southington, passed away unexpectedly in his home Tuesday, February 9, 2021. He was the loving husband of Betty (Loayza) Stewart.

Peter was born on July 30, 1941 in Bristol to the late Wesley and Lena (Henne) Stewart. He graduated from Bristol, High School in 1959.

He spent most of his career dedicated to the automotive/mechanic industry. He was most recently employed at Darrell’s Auto Sales & Services in Wallingford before retiring.

Peter loved to read and watch documentaries as he had a very curious mind. He also loved to travel to explore and experience new locations. He loved food and was always the first to try something new, especially the local fare of wherever he visited.

Peter was also a devout follower of the Jehovah’s Witness faith and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Plainville.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Lisa Suter and her husband Todd of Greenville, SC, Jeremiah Stewart and his wife Maggie of Southington and Jonathan Stewart of Southington, along with many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Calling hours will be held from 1-3pm on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington. Due to the current pandemic and limited seating, walk through visitation is advised. Masks and social distancing are required. Burial will be held at a later date private to the family. In lieu of flowers a donation in Peter’s memory can be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241 or at For online condolences and directions please visit


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David Scherer

15 February 2021

I loved working with Peter in the door to door ministry. He was a trooper, always funny and kind to people. A hard working and faithful companion. I will miss him. We look forward to his resurrection in the Paradise with endless good health and life!

Viny And Mark Arena

12 February 2021

We are so sorry for your loss.. ..we have many special memories of Peter working in the ministry together. He will be missed by many until he wakes up again Isaiah 26:19...John5:28,29...Sending hugs to his family and also to his niece Cindy who I also Had the privilege of knowing and her children ..Our hearts do go out to you all at this most difficult time..
Our deepest sympathies,
Mark and Viny Arena

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