Peter Connors McLachlan
Peter Connors McLachlan, formerly of Newtown, died on Sunday, November 7, in Danbury where he lived for the past two years. Peter graduated from St Peter’s School in Danbury and from Newtown High School. He attended Fairfield University until he was old enough to work for the railroad. Peter worked as an engineer until retirement.
Peter was a very dedicated rail fan with extensive collections of all things railroad. Most of his collection has been donated to rail museums.
Peter was born on June 6, 1938, the fourth of six children born to the late George A. McLachlan, Sr, and Louise (Connors) McLachlan. Brothers George Jr and J. Richard and sister Helen predeceased Peter.
Peter leaves brother, Malcolm (Nancy) of Southbury; sister, Louise, always called “Bonnie,” of Oxford; and sisters-in-law, Susann McLachlan of Florida and Maureen McLachlan of Newtown. Peter also leaves many friends who share his love of trains.
Services are private per Peter and his family’s wishes.
Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown, is serving the family.