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 Richard Elwood “Dick” Peterson

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Richard Elwood “Dick” Peterson

Birth
Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
11 Jun 2012 (aged 78)
Millville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Burial
Millville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID
91969069 View Source

Richard E. Peterson, 78, of Commercial Township died on Monday, June 11, 2012, at home after a brief illness. Born in Johnstown, Pa, he had lived in the area for more than 50 years.
Mr. Peterson was a U.S.Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War as a fireman apprentice. After the service he was the owner and operator of Richard E. Peterson and Son trash hauling service for more than 25 years.
He was also active in the community, where he was a member of the Laurel Lake Volunteer Fire department for more than 45 years, and also held the coordinator's popsition in the Office of Emergency Management for Commercial Township for many years.
Mr. Peterson is survived by his brother Edward(Pete)and wife Rose Peterson of Commercial Township; granddaughter, Tina Endicott and husband Steve of Marmora, and great-grandchildren Aiden and Gianna.
He is the son of the late Lloyd and Edna(Lydic) Peterson.
His wife Nancy preceded him in death; also preceded in death by his son Michael. A brother, Theodore, and a sister, Yvonne, also preceded him in death.
Services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions can be made to: Laurel Lake Volunteer Fire Department, 5436 Battle Lane, Millville, NJ 08332

Daughter Michelle also survives.

Richard E. Peterson, 78, of Commercial Township died on Monday, June 11, 2012, at home after a brief illness. Born in Johnstown, Pa, he had lived in the area for more than 50 years.
Mr. Peterson was a U.S.Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War as a fireman apprentice. After the service he was the owner and operator of Richard E. Peterson and Son trash hauling service for more than 25 years.
He was also active in the community, where he was a member of the Laurel Lake Volunteer Fire department for more than 45 years, and also held the coordinator's popsition in the Office of Emergency Management for Commercial Township for many years.
Mr. Peterson is survived by his brother Edward(Pete)and wife Rose Peterson of Commercial Township; granddaughter, Tina Endicott and husband Steve of Marmora, and great-grandchildren Aiden and Gianna.
He is the son of the late Lloyd and Edna(Lydic) Peterson.
His wife Nancy preceded him in death; also preceded in death by his son Michael. A brother, Theodore, and a sister, Yvonne, also preceded him in death.
Services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions can be made to: Laurel Lake Volunteer Fire Department, 5436 Battle Lane, Millville, NJ 08332

Daughter Michelle also survives.


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  • Created by: Cheryl Relative Niece/Nephew
  • Added: 15 Jun 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 91969069
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/91969069/richard-elwood-peterson: accessed ), memorial page for Richard Elwood “Dick” Peterson (29 May 1934–11 Jun 2012), Find a Grave Memorial ID 91969069, citing Greenwood Memorial Park, Millville, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA; Maintained by Cheryl (contributor 47391230) .