Janet Pehmoeller

Published on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 20:25


Janet Pehmoeller, 82, of Crystal River, Fla., returned to her heavenly home on April 25, 2018.

Janet was born in New Britain, Conn. She was a graduate of New Britain High School, the University of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State University.

Janet married Ernest Pehmoeller on June 21, 1958, and enjoyed a loving partnership of almost 60 years. They were blessed with three sons and five granddaughters. Janet was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church. She was an elementary school teacher and in 1993, was selected as Southington’s Teacher of the Year. In addition to their loving marriage, Janet and Ernest also enjoyed an artistic partnership with their carvings.

Janet and Ernest retired in 1995 and began splitting their time between Crystal River, Fla., and Eastford, Conn. When in Eastford, Janet attended the Congregational Church of Eastford and loved hosting family and friends at their lake house.

Janet is survived by her husband, Ernest Pehmoeller, her sons, Frazer and his wife, Jennifer, Eric and his wife, Vicki, and Scott and his wife, Donna, as well as, her granddaughters, Lindsay and her husband, David, Alyssa, Erica and her husband, Paul, Heather and Laurel.

A memorial service will be held in Eastford, Conn., at the Eastford Congregational Church on June 21 at 2:00 p.m., which would have been their 60th wedding anniversary.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Janet’s name to the Hospice of Citrus County, the First United Methodist Church of Homosassa, or the Congregational Church of Eastford.

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 20:25. Updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018 20:27.