New Waterford, OH-Carl A. Peterson, 87, of Metz Road, died at 4:00 am Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Salem Community Hospital.
Mr. Peterson was born November 16, 1925 in Meadville, PA, a son of Samuel David and Harriet May Randall Peterson and had lived in this area the past 63 years coming from Hornell, NY.
Carl was a laborer and welder and worked for Republic Steel in Youngstown, at Sunny Side in Beloit and more recently at NRM in Leetonia. He was a member of East Palestine Church of the Nazarene and served in the US Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, the former Wilda Ploss, whom he married May 29, 1948; two daughters, Pamela (Douglas) Price of East Palestine and Michelle (Scott) Brennan of Ravena, NY; two sons, Carl David (Marie) Peterson and Richard Harlow Peterson both of Columbiana; a sister, Imogene Carpenter; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Carpenter and two brothers, Austin Peterson and Samuel Arthur Peterson.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Friday, December 28, 2012 at the East Palestine Church of the Nazarene with his daughter, Pastor Pamela Price and Pastor Brian Brown officiating. Burial will be in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens.
Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, East Palestine handled the arrangements.