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Peter J Zavidniak

March 26, 1953 ~ March 13, 2021 (age 67)

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 Peter J. Zavidniak was born March 26 1953.  His father was Peter Zavidniak; Mother Sophie Dziadzia Zavidniak of  Milford. Peter attended St Mary’s Grammar school Milford, Notre Dame High School West Haven CT.  and studied at Grahm Junior College in Boston and graduated in 1973 with a degree in Radio Production.  He lived in Milford and working briefly at Alexander's Department Store before being employed and retiring from Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford.  Peter loved radio and music. He is best remembered by friends and fans for his role hosting WPLR’s "Psychedelic Sunday" in the 1990s. Pete also was lead singer for the Benders, a band in West Haven during mid- 80s.  He was a knowledgeable musicologist and collector of musical recordings. Peter was a gentle soul, a very quiet and thoughtful man with a deliberate demeanor. Peter leaves behind several cousins and many friends. Peter will be missed by all who had the pleasure to know and love him.  A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, April 17th at 10:00 am at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery, 272 Division Street, Derby, CT.  To share a memory, please visit,


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Graveside Service
April 17, 2021

10:00 AM
Saint Peter and Saint Paul Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
272 Division Street
Derby, CT 06418
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