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 Petersen, Halsey Roy
Born: 01/26/1927
Died: 08/13/2015
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Petersen, Halsey Roy

        Halsey Roy Peterson of St Petersburg Fla. and Sparta NJ died on Aug 13 2015. He was 88 years old. Born on January 26, 1927 to Meyers and Anna Peterson of Perth Amboy NJ, Halsey was the youngest member of a family of eight siblings.
Mr. Peterson was a regional sales manager for Samson Ocean Systems in Ferndale Washington and a number of New Jersey based firms including Chesbro-Whitman scaffolding company of Newark NJ and the Sayre and Fischer brick company of Sayreville NJ. Mr. Peterson was a man of many talents. A gifted baritone and choral director, Halsey was also an accomplished fine art painter and teacher who's expression was seen through various style patterns, mediums, technique and subject matter. He also specialized in art restoration and preservation.
         Mr. Peterson is predeceased by his former wife Dolores Peterson and their eldest son Halsey Robert Peterson. Surviving, are his sons Kurt Peterson (Sally), Scott Peterson (Zorka), Grandsons Robert (Sharon), Michael (Katrina), Brian, Marc (Sara) and Eric. He is also survived by a great grandson Chase.
      A memorial service will be celebrated at
6pm on Wednesday Aug 19th 2015 at the Iliff-Ruggiero funeral home 156 Main St (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to either the Alliance Defending Freedom or Wounded Warriors Project. 
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