Richard Delano Peterson
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Richard Peterson of Mountain on Thurs., April 9, 2009 at the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, after a year long battle with myeloma. He was 63.
Richard was born June 21, 1945 in Hardisty, Alta. to the late Margaret and John Peterson. After moving to Calgary, Alta. he enrolled at Technical School and trained in Electronic Maintenance. It was in Calgary where he met his future wife, Carol Bryan. They were married in Calgary on April 8, 1971. Together they moved to Hallville where they built their home and raised their two daughters. In 1977, Richard began employment with CBC in the electronic maintenance department. He retired in 2006 with 29 years service.
He was the caring husband of Carol and the cherished father of Jennifer Nelson (Rick) and Leslie (Paul). He was the proud Poppa of Zackery, Anthony and Amy Nelson. He is survived by his sister Nancey McAllister (the late Laurence), sisters-in-law Caroline Peterson (the late Glenn), Bunny Peterson (the late Manley), Sharron Peterson (the late Clarence), Marion Nelson (the late George) and brother-in-law George Bryan (Arlene). He was the uncle and great-uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother and father-in-law, Hilda and Lester Bryan, and his nephew, Bryan Peterson.
Following Richards’ wishes, cremation has taken place.
Carol, Jennifer and Leslie would like to extend their appreciation to family and friends for their support.
“Gone but not forgotten..”
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home in South Mountain.