Albert Peterson, son of the late Leroy and Anna (Hyett) Peterson, passed away Thursday evening, Aug. 12, 2010, while a resident of Vineland Specialty Care Center, following an extended illness.
Mr. Peterson was born Dec. 8, 1944, and was a lifelong resident of Vineland. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the U.S. Army. After being honorably discharged from the Army, he returned home and worked on the family farm until he became disabled.
He leaves to cherish his memory, hissiblings, Richard Peterson of Sicklerville, Ruth Williams of Vineland and Openia Aponte of Millville; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased byfive siblings, Eugene and Herbert Peterson, Eleanor Thomas, Alberta Cintron and Mary Cornish.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shiloh Baptist Church, 737 Walnut Road, Vineland, with Pastor James Dunkins officiating.