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Death and Taxes.

Posted by andreaitis on January 5, 2009

Once again, the two things in life you can be sure of.

Conn. man’s last lotto ticket wins $10M for widow

1 day ago

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — On the day that Donald Peters died, he unknowingly provided financial security for his wife of 59 years and their family.

Peters bought two Connecticut Lottery tickets at a local 7-Eleven store on Nov. 1 as part of a 20-year tradition he shared with his wife Charlotte. Later that day, the 79-year-old retired hat factory worker suffered a fatal heart attack while working in his yard in Danbury.

On Friday, his widow cashed in one of the tickets: a $10 million winner which, in her grief over her husband’s death, she had put aside and almost discarded before recently checking the numbers.

The Associated Press: Conn. man’s last lotto ticket wins $10M for widow

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