Below is the obituary for Don “Pete” Petersen that will be in the Kingston Whig Standard Saturday
Petersen, Donald “Pete”
Founder of the Knights of Columbus Basketball League, St. Pat’s Legend and Sports Guru of Kingston.
Passed away peacefully at his home that warm hospitable meeting place on Balaclava Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the age of 77.
Loving son of the late Annie and Carl Petersen. Loving brother of Robert Petersen of Calgary, Clara Wright of Kingston, Hilda Walker of Kingston, Helen (Reg) Hunt of Massena, N.Y. and the late Irene McQueen, Catherine Guscott, Eric and Carl “Sonny”. Fondly remembered by his in laws, numerous nieces and nephews, relatives and great friends. Bridget & Chris Payne would like to thank all the caregivers, friends and colleagues for all their kindness over the years…It made a Huge difference in this Humble man’s Life and for that we are truly very grateful…
Family and friends will be received at St. John the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 88 Patrick Street, on Wednesday July 9th from 3 pm to 7 pm, Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John the Apostle Church on Thursday July 10, 2014 at 10:00 am. Rite of Committal St. Mary’s Cemetery. In memory of Pete’s Legacy donations can be made to the Knights of Columbus Basketball League, St. John the Apostle Church, St. Mary’s Cathedral, or St. Joseph’s Church… Youth and Faith two of Pete’s loves!