Glenn Charles Peterson Sr.
Glenn Charles Peterson Sr., 65, a native of Morgan City and resident of Stephensville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans.
Glenn was born Nov. 14, 1946, in Morgan City, the son of Tracey J. Peterson Sr. and Hazel Cortez.
Glenn worked for South Central Louisiana Technical College, Young Memorial campus, as an electrical instructor for many years and was also a member of the selective service board. He enjoyed building furniture and bird houses as well as restoring old cars. He also enjoyed photography. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who loved spending time with his family, but especially with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his loving wife of 45 years, Cora Fonseca Peterson of Stephensville; a daughter, Lisa Marie Peterson Roy and husband Charley of Berwick; a son, Glenn C. Peterson Jr. and wife Brandie of Stephensville; four grandchildren, Matthew Roy and Emily Roy, both of Berwick, and Karmen Peterson and Blake Peterson, both of Stephensville. Also surviving is one brother, Danny Peterson and wife Gwen of Bayou Vista; and his father-in-law, James N. Thomas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tracey J. Peterson Sr. and Hazel Cortez Peterson; and one brother, Tracey J. Peterson Jr.
The family would like to thank the following people for the love and support they have shown Glenn: Bill Cefalu, Darren Bergeron, A.J. Cannata, Jimmy Martin, Mike Leger, Russell McGuire, Billy Parker, the staff at Medical Care Center in Morgan City, and all those who made a difference in Glenn’s life that we did not mention.
Mass of Christian burial was held at 10 a.m. today, Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation was held from 8 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church. Glenn was laid to rest in the Berwick Cemetery.