Peter “Pete” John Hauser
WOODBURY — Peter “Pete” John Hauser, 73, originally from Astoria, N.Y., passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 after a long and valiant battle with cancer.
Peter was born September 17, 1945 in New York, N.Y., the eldest of three children of John Hauser and Mary (Roth) Hauser. He graduated from Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, received a bachelor of engineering from Manhattan College and a master’s of business administration from the University of North Dakota.
He was a former captain in the United States Air Force, stationed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and as a missile commander at Minot Air Force Base. He was also a member of the Air Force Judo team.
Following the Air Force, Peter had an extensive career in sales engineering and held many positions with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Metropolitan Section, including chairman.
Peter was a loyal man who cherished his family and friends and never judged anyone. He was a devout Catholic.
Peter enjoyed traveling, reading, history and experiencing a variety of ethnic cuisines. He enjoyed sports, especially playing basketball. He was a diehard New York Yankees, New York Knicks and New York Giants fan.
He was an avid beer connoisseur and was proud of his collection of over 5,000 vintage beer cans. Most importantly, Peter had a kind heart and was always willing to help someone in need.
Besides his loving wife, Millie, he leaves his daughters, Karen and Julianne; his son in-law, Christopher Padowan; three grandchildren, Lucas (13), Chase (11) and Payton (8); his brother, Craig; his sister, Jean; seven nephews, two nieces and his beloved pug, Ming.
Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 21, at Munson Lovetere Funeral Home, 235 Main St. North, Southbury. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 22, at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 146 Main St. South, Woodbury. Burial will be at the State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in Peter’s memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
To leave an online condolence for the family, visit http://www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com.
Hauser, Peter “Pete” John [MC???? RIP]
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I believe that Pete is a member of the Class of 1966.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Hauser, Peter “Pete” John [MC1966 RIP]
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