Peter J. Tkaczuk, CLU, CFP, 76, passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 13th at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, TN. Peter, a resident of Columbia, TN and Boynton Beach, FL was born in 1945 in Lubeck, Germany to Yaroslaw and Eva Tkaczuk, and grew up in Hartford and Windsor. Peter was a graduate of Windsor High School and Graham College, Boston, MA. He was predeceased by his parents, in-laws Peter and Eugenia Oborski, son Stephen and nephews Christopher Oborski and Daniel J. Lewis.
Peter leaves behind his wife of 56 years Helen, daughter and son-in-law Christine and Jim Saylor, granddaughter Ally Elizabeth Riopelle, sisters Maria Schreiber (Bob Mangiafico), Irene Germain (Jim), Natalie Frey (John), brother Nicholas Tkaczuk, and many loving sister and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and friends who were like family.
Peter was known for his signature laugh and love of all Boston sports teams. He hiked Mt. Washington many times with family and completed two Boston Marathons. One of Peter’s greatest joys was his granddaughter Ally, and he and Helen would take her everywhere in New England and beyond.
A private family service will be held, with arrangements in the care of Mulryan Funeral Home, Glastonbury, CT. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at stjude.org or Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at childrenshospitalvanderbilt.org. For online condolences please visit www.mulryanfh.com.