Herbert Peterson

Obituary of Herbert W. Peterson

Herbert W. Peterson, age 92, died on September 1, 2021 at Pierce Baptist Nursing Home in Brooklyn.  Herbert was the 5th of 8 children, born to Elmer and Lottie (Pansar) Peterson on December 1, 1928.  He attended Woodstock Academy and the Ellis Tech. Trade School Electrical Program.  He enlisted and served four years in the US Navy.  He was employed by CL&P in Danielson until his retirement in 1984. Herbert married Cynthia Perkins in 1953.  They and their four children made their home in Union, CT.


Herbert is predeceased by his parents, his wife Cynthia, siblings Wilbur, Donald, David, Gustave, Theodore and Sylvia, and his wife Cynthia. He is survived by his brother Glenn (Sandra), his children: Debra and (Linus) GrayEagle, Fort Yates, ND; Diane Peterson, South Woodstock, CT; Mark (Ann) Peterson, Hudson, NH, and Marcia (John) Samuelson, Faith, SD, as well as 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.


A private family graveside service was held at Quasset Cemetery in Woodstock. Share a memory at www.smithandwarefh.com


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