Nils B. Pearson, Jr. 83, of Village Street in Northford, passed away at his home on April 20, 2012. He was the husband of the late Margaret J. Wirth Pearson. Born in New Haven on June 8, 1928, son of the late Nils B. Pearson, Sr. and Catherine Adams Pearson. Nils served his country faithfully in the United States Army and had worked for Amtrak for 44 years until his retirement. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. Father of Christine (David) Maxson of Palm Bay, FL, Michael (Laura) Pearson, of Northford, Terrence Pearson of Nashua, NH and the late Eric Pearson and Nils B. Pearson, III. Brother of Gary Pearson of Northford, and Kathleen “Sandy” Taylor of East Haven. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by a sister Barbara Doebrick and brothers John and Francis Pearson.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Monday morning at 10:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Monica’s Church at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Monday morning from 9 to 10. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405.