Christopher Grant Peterson, 20, of Reading, passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 in Philadelphia.|
Born in Reading, Pa., he was a son of Daniel J. Peterson, of Reading and Cheryl (Flowers) Peterson, of York.
Christopher was majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing & Psychology (Pre Junior) at Drexel's Lebow College of Business.
He was in the regional marketing co-op at IKEA group from September 2012 to current, and marketing co-op at McNeil Consumer Healthcare from September 2011 to April 2012.
Christopher was member of the Professional Business Fraternity Alpha Kappa PSI, ETA PSI Chapter.
He was a member of St. Catharine of Siena Parish, Reading.
Surviving beside his parents is his brother Matthew J. Elias, York; a paternal grandmother Mary Ann Peterson, Pottstown; a maternal grandmother Denathy Meckes, Scoita, Pa. He was predeceased by a paternal grandfather Donal Grant Peterson.
Memorial Services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, from the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory 359 King St., Pottstown. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to Drexel University go to www.drexel.edu or Alpha Kappa PSI www.akpsidrexel.org to donate.
Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.
Our web site exists to serve the friends and family of the deceased. Go to http://www.schumacherandbenner.com to extend sympathies and access additional service details.
Published in The Mercury on Nov. 19, 2012