PETERSON, John E., Jr.
John E. Peterson Jr., 90, of Berlin, passed away on Saturday (April 20, 2013) at the Hospital of Central CT. He was the husband of the late Doris M. (Goodison) Peterson who died in 1995. Born in New Britain, he was the son of the late John E. Peterson and Ida (Faulk) Peterson. He was a Berlin resident most of his life. John was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He was formerly employed at S.N.E.T. before retiring. John was a life-long member of the Berlin Volunteer Fire Department and was a founding member of the Svea Social Club. Surviving are two sons, Mark C. Peterson and his wife Pamela of Jacksonville, VT, and Brett W. Peterson and his wife Robin of Kensington; six grandchildren, Erik Peterson, Kimberly Simone, Brandee Carbo, Kendra Carbo, Kent Carbo, and Amber Privizzini; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a son, John E. Peterson, III.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at Erickson-Hansen Funeral Home, 411 So. Main St., New Britain. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM at Maple Cemetery in Berlin. Memorial donations may be made to the Berlin Visiting Nurses Association, 240 Kensington Rd., Berlin, CT 06037. Please share a memory of John with the family in the online guestbook at www.ericksonhansen.com.