Thomas W. Peterson, 75, of Rock Glen, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning, April 23, 2023, at his residence.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, November 22, 1947, he was the son of the late Thomas and Dorothy (O'Connor) Peterson and had spent the past 40 years in Rock Glen, after moving from West Babylon, NY.
Thomas was a Lab Tech for HGB, Mt. Top; and had also worked for PF Nonwovens LLC, Hazleton. He was a US Marine Corps veteran during the Vietnam Conflict. Thomas enjoyed going on cruises with his wife, playing golf, being outdoors with his family and especially enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by a very close cousin and his wife, Charlie and Linda DeCosmo.
Surviving are his loving wife of 44 years, the former Deborah "Debbie" Rossi; three children, Christine Teter and husband Ryan, Weston; Shawn Peterson and companion Janessa Donovan, Rock Glen; and Ryan Peterson, Hazleton; two granddaughters, Savanna Teter, and Aubree Peterson; sister, Rosemary Bender, Hunlock Creek; two special close cousins who grew up with Tom, Donna Vanko and husband Billy, McAdoo: and Margie Makuta, Hazleton; and several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held with a Memorial Service on Friday, April 28, 2023 at 1 PM from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (West), 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen. Interment will follow in Nuremberg Cemetery, Zion Grove. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday afternoon from 12 PM until the time of the service.
Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.
To send flowers
to the family or plant a tree
in memory of Thomas W. Peterson, please visit our floral store.