Maureen P. Peterson, 73, of Columbia, CT passed away on November 20, 2021. She was born in Norwich, CT, the daughter of the late Frank and Mae (Dragone) Paro. Maureen worked as a CNA for many years. She was a very giving and caring person. She enjoyed gardening and working in her yard, going out to eat, talking, and going for car rides. Maureen enjoyed being around the people she loved. She was also a cat lover. She will always be the best mother who always endured so much and never gave up. Maureen will always be the most beautiful human being.
Maureen is survived by her son, Scott Cady; daughter, Catherine Cady; best friend, Ann Nichols; many of her “adopted” children whom were her children’s friends; as well as her two beloved cats, Mickey and Minnie. She was predeceased by her first husband, Ronald Cady; and her best friend Antoinette “Toni” Caldero.
Maureen’s family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, November 26, 2021 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson St. Willimantic. Her graveside service will be Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 10:00am at St. Joseph Cemetery, Club Rd., Windham. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ASPCA or the CT Humane Society. For an online memorial guestbook, please visit www.potterfuneralhome.com