Dennis M. Pedersen, 66, of North Grosvenordale, formerly of Woodstock, died unexpectedly on December 29, 2017 at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam. Beloved husband of Linda (Seamon) Pedersen, they would have celebrated their 33rd anniversary on December 29, 2017. He was born August 16, 1951 in Putnam, son of the late Vilhelm and Sarah (Healey) Pedersen.
He worked for Paul Miller at Fairvue Farms in Woodstock as a crops manager. Worked for Donald Tarryk doing milking parlor installations. He lived in Upstate New York for eight years owning and operating a farm. Dennis loved his vegetable garden and challenged his sons with their own gardens. Was a member of the Senexet Grange #40 in Woodstock. He enjoyed playing candy crush and farm heroes and was very competitive.
Besides his wife Linda he leaves his sons, Michael Pedersen and his fiancée Amy Bouzrak of Putnam, Kristopher Pedersen and his wife Kristin of Killingly, William Smith and his significant other Jessica Ingham of Central Village, grandchildren Andrew, Jacob, Sami, Safia, Colby, Braden, Dylan, Emily, Savannah and many friends.
Calling hours will be Friday, January 5, 2018 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam. A memorial service will be Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the East Woodstock Congregational Church, 220 Woodstock Road, East Woodstock, CT at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook Street, I-91 Tech Ctr, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3045, Diabetes Association, American Diabetes Association - Connecticut Affiliation, 306 Industrial Park Road, Suite 105, Middletown, CT 06457, or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 in memory of Dennis. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com