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Richard P. Peterman, 86, of Canoga passed away March 30th, 2013 at Geneva
A celebration of Richard's life and
interment in the Canoga Cemetery will be announced at a later date.
Contributions in his memory can be made to the charity of one's
Richard was born in Canoga, the son of Cornelius and
Florence Hall Peterman on March 5, 1927. He lived his life in Canoga
where he raised his children and shared his love for fishing and hunting
with them. He served his country in the Army from 1945 to
1947. Richard received the Army of Occupation Medal, Europen African
Mid East Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. Shortly
after his return, he married Estelle M. Hauss. He was employed by
the Seneca Army Depot as a Millwright. During his employment, he was
sent to S. Korea, Saco, Maine, Hartford, Conn., Washington D.C., and
Muskegan, Mich. on special details. Richard was recognized several
times for his participation in the Wild Life Conservation at the
Depot. He retired in 1982. He was a charter member of the Canoga
Sportsmen Club and a member of the Fayette Masonic Lodge #539 F&AM.
He is survived by a life long friend, Estelle Peterman; a daughter,
Sandra Lynd of Romulus; sons, Dave (Phyllis) Peterman of Seneca Falls and
Steve (Cheryl) Peterman of Michigan; a sister, Blanche Doty of Fayette;
eight grandchildren, Cara, Malinda, Eric, Megan, Shaun, Alyssa, Machelle
and Elias, three great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and cousins,
and several close friends at the Conoga Sportsmen Club.
predeceased by sisters Sylvia Marcuccilli, Ava Rivers, Eugenia Morehouse,
Mildred Nardi and Marge Kelly; Brothers, Hervert, Cornelius, Paul,
Fredrick, and Harold Peterman; and a son-in-law, Walter Lynd.
Mr. Peterman is in the care of the Sanderson-Moore Funeral Home, Inc.,
32 State St., Seneca Falls.
Published in Finger Lakes Times from Apr. 7 to Apr. 9, 2013