Rev. Harry L. Peterson (1930 - 2017)

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Rev. Harry L. Peterson, 86, Santiago, Chile passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017.
Fr. Harry was born on Dec. 23, 1930 in Loretto. He was ordained a Salesian priest in 1961. A faithful and zealous priest, he served over 47 years in Chile as a missionary priest.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, John C. Sr. and Mary Ursula Buckler
Peterson; brothers, Cary, Bill, and Jimmy Peterson; and sisters, Ursula
(infant), Nell Brahm, Betty Hupman, and Catherine Rogers.
Survivors include: one sister, Geraldine Peterson of Abingdon, Virginia; three brothers, Rev. George Peterson of Chile, Rev. Gerald Peterson of Fairfield, Ohio, and Bobby Peterson of New Haven; and one sister-in-law, Mary F. Peterson of Lexington.
The Mass and burial were held in Santiago, Chile. A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at St Francis of Assisi Church, St. Francis, with Fr. Gerald Peterson officiating.
Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Aug. 2, 2017