Gregory David Peterson, 51, of Woodbuury, died unexpectedly, Nov. 16, 2011, at New Milford Hospital in the presence of his boys.

He was the former husband of Kristina Peterson, of Middlebury, and her fiancee, Michael Chiarella, of Waterbury.

Mr. Peterson was born Jan. 9, 1960, in Danbury, son of the late David and Judith (Murray) Peterson.

He grew up in New Fairfield and graduated from New Fairfield High School. He lived in Southbury and Middlebury for 20 years, settling in Woodbury a year ago.

Until 2007, he worked as a foreman at Rings End Lumber Company in Danbury for 19 years.

Besides his former wife, Mr. Peterso is survived by two sons, David Peterso; and Gregory Peterson, both of Middlebury, three sisters, Jeanette Kusterer, of New Milford, Nancy Desbois, and her husband, Gary, of Watertown, and Pamela Simao, of Cheshire; a brother, David Peterson, of Bridgeport; and several nieces and nephews.

Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home of Waterbury was in charge of arrangements.