Cover photo for Peter "Pete" Christensen's Obituary
Peter "Pete" Christensen Profile Photo

Peter "Pete" Christensen

March 1, 1955 — April 3, 2021

Peter "Pete" Christensen

Beacon Falls - Peter “Pete” A. Christensen, 66, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Mid-State Medical Center.

Peter was born March 1, 1955, in Waterbury, the son of the late Martin and Concelia (Barbieri) Christensen. Peter spent his career serving others as a telecommunicator and 911 dispatcher. A lifelong resident, he was extremely dedicated to the Town of Beacon Falls. Peter was a longtime member and former deacon of the Beacon Falls Congregational Church. He served on the Board of Education, the Library Board of Directors, and clerked for several other town committees. Peter was a 46-year member of Beacon Hose Co. #1 where he held countless roles in the department, including firefighter, EMT, EMS Director and Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee.

While Peter loved his work and his town, he loved his family most of all. Peter is survived by his daughters, Britta Christensen of Wolcott and Jessica Ford, and her husband Dan, of Sandy Hook; the light of his life, his grandson Benjamin Ford; his sister Laurie Lewis and her husband Aaron; and the mother of his children, Karen Christensen. He is also remembered fondly by his many nieces and nephews and his dear friends.

Arrangements- Visitation for Peter will be held on Sunday April 11, 2021, from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. At the conclusion of visitation, family and friends are invited to proceed to Beacon Falls where a brief service will be held outside Beacon Hose Co. #1, followed by short memorial service. Memorial contributions may be made to Beacon Hose Co. # 1, 35 North Main St., Beacon Falls, CT 06403.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Peter "Pete" Christensen, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, April 11, 2021

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alderson-Ford Funeral Homes - Naugatuck

201 Meadow Street (Rt. 63), Naugatuck, CT 06770

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Sunday, April 11, 2021

3:30 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 44

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree