PROSPECT — Charles Peach of Prospect passed away peacefully on Oct. 25 2018, with his only son, Ron, by his side, after a lengthy stay at Waterbury Hospital.
He was former owner of Brandywine Corporation and the founder of P&M Typesetting Inc., both Waterbury based. He retired in 2006. In his 40 plus years in business, he provided jobs for over 350 people, received awards from the International Typographers Association for excellence in book composition and published several hundred titles under the Brandywine label. Charles was a proud U. S. Army veteran.
Besides his son, Ronald C. Peach, and two grandsons, all of Prospect, he leaves his brother, Alfred N. Peach and wife, Evelyn, of Winter Haven, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen (Hadzega) Peach; and his three brothers, Robert, Raymond and John Peach.
Memorial services are Saturday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. at Prospect Congregational Church, 25 Center St., Prospect. Burial was at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.
Memorial donations may be made to Prospect Congregational Church Elevator Fund, 25 Center St., Prospect, CT 06712.