Lawrence Edward Peterson

Lawrence Edward Peterson

Death 24 Sep 1988 (aged 58)
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section F
Memorial ID 31085618 · View Source
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BOSTON - Lawrence Edward Peterson, 58, formerly of Wilmington, Del., died of cancer Saturday at Boston University Hospital.

Mr. Peterson, a Wilmington native and Howard High School graduate, worked at Eastern Maleable Iron in both Pennsauken, N.J., and Boston. He recently worked at J.B. Hunt Trucking Co., Newark, N.J.

He is survived by his wife, Erma; two sons, Lawrence Jr. of Wilmington and Lawrence Reynolds of Boston; two daughters, Linda Dawson and Erma C. Peterson, both of Wilmington; a sister, Gwendolyn Walters of Hockessin; four brothers, Linwood of El Paso, Texas, Louis of Boston, Luther of San Francisco and Leroy of Wilmington; nine grandchildren; and a devoted friend, Phillip McQueen of Wilmington who had lived with him.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in Mother aUMP Church, Ninth and Franklin streets, where friends may call tonight from 6 to 8 and one hour before services Saturday. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, North Market Street.

(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 30 Sep 1988 (Friday), Page B8)

PETERSON - In Boston, MA on September 24, Lawrence (Tiny) Peterson, age 58, formerly of Wilmington & Hockessin, DE. The husband of Erma B. Peterson of Wilmington; father of Lawrence E. Peterson, Linda Dawson, Erma C. Peterson, all of Wilmington & Lawrence Reynolds of Boston MA; son of the late Dorothy & Orpha Peterson; brother of Gwendolyn Waters of Hockessin, DE, Linwood of El Paso, TX, Lewis of Boston, MA, Luther of San Francisco, CA & Leroy Peterson, Wilmington; also survived by 2 aunts, nieces,nephews, cousins & friends. Relatives & friends are invited to attend funeral services on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 10 am from the Mother A. U. M. P. Church, 9th & Franklin Sts., Wilmington. Interment Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Friday evening from 6-8 pm & on Satruday mroning from 9-10 am. The family will leave from 201 E. 25th St & receive friends from the same address following the services. Arrangements by J> LLEWELLYN BELL MEMORIAL CHAPEL.
(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 29 Sep 1988 (Thursday), Page B4)



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