Ralph Peterson

Obituary of Ralph Emerson Peterson

Ralph Emerson Peterson III, age 72, died on October 21, 2019. Raised in the Villas in Cape May County and in Pitman, Ralph graduated from Pitman High School in 1965. He has lived at Lake Gilman in Monroeville since 1977. He served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1970, during the Vietnam War. Ralph retired as a Unit Supervisor from Sunoco Refinery in Westville where he worked from 1970-2009. He was an avid salt and freshwater fisherman who especially enjoyed fly fishing. He was an accomplished custom rod builder. Ralph also enjoyed traveling with his family, especially to the western U.S.

Survived by his wife of 46 years Janet (nee Antonelli) and daughter Jacelyn Peterson (Thomas Kalieta). He was predeceased by his son Ryan Peterson.

Friends may greet the family on Sunday from 2-5pm and on Monday after 10am in the Kelley Funeral Home, 125 Pitman Ave., Pitman, NJ. Funeral service will be Monday at 11am. Interment Gloucester County Veteran's Cemetery. Those desiring may make a contribution to the Abramson Cancer Center or the University of Pennsylvania Hospital both at website www.pennmedicine.org. Memories may be shared at www.kelleyfhpitman.com.

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Sunday
27
October

Visitation atFuneral Home

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Kelley Funeral Home
125 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, New Jersey, United States
Monday
28
October

Visitation atFuneral Home

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, October 28, 2019
Kelley Funeral Home
125 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, New Jersey, United States
Monday
28
October

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, October 28, 2019
Kelley Funeral Home
125 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, New Jersey, United States
Monday
28
October

Final Resting Place

12:30 pm
Monday, October 28, 2019
Gloucester Co. Veteran's Mem. Cem.
Tuckahoe Rd.
Williamstown, New Jersey, United States
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