Peter Russell Patrick Hart, 68, of New Britain, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on New Year’s Eve night. Born in New Britain, on March 17, 1950, he was the son of the late Donald R. Hart Jr. and Paule-Marie (Giordano) Canavan. Peter was a lifelong New Britain “townie” having worked for the Water Department for many years before his retirement.
In retirement, he worked as a crossing guard at his post at the corner of Whiting and Stanley St. Peter was also a lifelong member of New Britain Elks 957. Peter is survived by his loving wife, Andrea (Mosey) Hart, and their two children, Brittany, and Alexis Hart; his brother, Phil Hart and partner, Carol Gauthier; his sister, Christine Hart Morlock and husband, Bill; and his nieces and nephews Nick, Jenny, Zachary, and Ben. Calling hours will be Sunday, Jan 6, 4 - 6 p.m. at Farrell Funeral Home, 110 Franklin Square, New Britain. Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan 7, starting at 9 a.m. also at the funeral home, with a service being held at 10 a.m. at First Church of Christ Congregational, 830 Corbin Ave., New Britain. The New Britain Elks #957 will hold a ritual at 5:30 p.m., Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Britain Elks Lodge #957 P.O. Box 957 New Britain, CT 06050. To send a condolence to the family please visit www.FarrellFuneralHome.com .