MERIDEN - William John Peregrin, 59, beloved husband of Linda Sturmer Peregrin, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, after a long illness on Thursday, April 10, 2003, at the Masonic Health Care Center in Wallingford. Born in Meriden, February 16, 1944, son of the late William L. and Augusta Beal Peregrin. He had resided in Meriden all his life and graduated from Maloney High School. His career was in banking until his retirement due to ill health. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Wallingford. He especially enjoyed the music of the 1950's and 1960's which he played on his own jukebox.In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Janet P.and Edgar A. Flynn of Meriden; a special niece, Karen Wodatch Golden of Meriden; his nieces, Nora Flynn Roderick of Meriden, Susan Wodatch Beaudry of Camp Hill, PA, Janet P. Sandella of Guilford and Ellen P. Gregorio of Wilkes-Barre, PA; his nephews, Seth William Flynn of Wallingford and Daniel Pizzonia of Darien; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Nancy S. and David A. Wodatch of Meriden; and his sister-in-law, BettyAnn S. Sibley of Yalesville. He also leaves two special feline friends, Homer and Molly Jane. Funeral service Saturday at 10 a.m. at the South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church, 145 Main Street, South Meriden. Interment in Gethsemane Cemetery, Bee Street, Meriden. His family will receive relatives and friends Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Beecher & Bennett Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Meriden Humane Society, 540 Oregon Road, Meriden, CT 06451, Masonic Health Care Center, 22 Masonic Ave., Wallingford, CT 06492 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Connecticut, 33 North Plains Industrial Road, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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  1. Janet and Ed, we are so sorry to hear about your brother/brother-in-law. I was watching for the info on the web and didn\’t see it. They didn\’t print the obits since the 10th. We would have been at the wake. So sorry we weren\’t there. We send you our deepest sympathy. Love from Bob and Linda

  2. Linda and family, I extend my heartfelt sympathy. Bill was my boss when I worked summers during college (1978-1979) at the old American National Bank. Bill and I were the only males on the .teller line.; therefore, we shared many amusing moments in order to vent among some demanding co-workers. He was a gentle soul and I do remember his love of music. Whenever an .oldie. came over the Muzak, he would site the year and artist. I made a point to see him several times in the early 1980\’s at the bank whenever I was in the area. May you take comfort that he is at eternal peace and rest.

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