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Herbert A. "Herb" Peterson
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Herbert's memory to:
  • Autism Speaks
    85 Devonshire St.
    9th Floor
    Boston, MA 02109
  • Or to the:
  • St. Margaret Mary Choir
    845 High St.
    Westwood, MA 02090

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“I think about Mr. Peterson quite often. A wonderful person who had a way of making everyone feel good. We can honor his memory by doing the same...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Rasmussen

“Rest in peace Mr. Peterson ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Rick Riley - Millville, MA

“So sorry to hear about the passing of your Father Dave, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Andrea Venuti - MA - Coworker

“To The Peterson & Farrand Family - so sorry to hear of your Dad's sudden passing. We will keep you all in our prayers. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Nardone Family - Wrentham

“Herb was a wonderful, pleasant, and joyful presence in the choir. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word to say to everyone. He will be...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Cindy Senerchia - Westwood, MA

“David,Moira and Caitlin ,Our deepest sympathies from Mary Anne Fallon and Family. We are so sorry for your loss . ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Bob Fallon - Milton, MA

“Dear Mrs. Peterson, Joanne, and Family,Sending peace and prayers to all of you as you are going through this difficult time. Mr. Peterson was such a...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Amy DiStefano - Canton, MA

“I am a distant cousin. I am a son of Nathalie (Ferrara) Dolan. Mom thought very highly of Herb. I wish you all peace and I will remember you all in...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“There are no words anyone can say to help with the pain everyone feels for such such a sudden and unexpected loss. God called for my Uncle Herbie to ...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Frederick Calabro - Naples, FL

“To My Friend Joanne & Family May Your Happy Memories Comfort You , And May God's Grace & Mercy Give You Peace During This Most Difficult Time...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Granger - Stoughton, MA

“Our love and prayers for a wonderful Uncle and family. We have such great memories that we will always cherish. All our love,Joanne, Don, Corey, Ryan...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Joanne Bracken - E.Sandwich, MA

“Our deepest condolences to the Peterson and Farrand families. Uncle Herb was a perfect gentleman, a great male role model for his family and a...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Jo and Marc Pizzuto - MA

“Joanne and Family, So sorry for your loss, May all your memories lighten your heavy heart. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Kim Johnson - Needham, MA

“First, our condolences to Mrs. Peterson, Dave, Chris, and Joanne and the extended family. My wife Chris and I have been friends of the Petersons...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Rasmussen - Groton, MA

“Dear Joanne & family we send our deepest condolences for the loss of Herb. We are at a loss for words as we were recently together at a social...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Jim & Joan O'Leary - Bridgewater, MA

“Over 40 years of memories of a wonderful friend from the time my husband Pat and I met Herb and Joanne in Hyde Park as neighbors. I always felt...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Brenda Manning - Hudson, MA

“Joanne and Family - I was so saddened of Herb's passing. He was a wonderful man in every sense of the word, - loving, kind, caring and sweet. He...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy Planeta Connors - Medfield, MA

PETERSON, Herbert A. "Herb", 79, of Westwood, formerly of South Boston, died October 9, 2016. Beloved husband of Joanne M. (Calabro) Peterson for 55 years. Loving father of David A. Peterson and his wife Moira of Wrentham, Christopher A. Peterson and his wife Laura of Franklin and Joanne M. Farrand and her husband Marc of Wrentham. Devoted grandfather of Matthew, Sean, Brandon, Cameron and Caitlin. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Herb was a 1959 graduate of Boston College and a graduate of Boston College High School class of 1955. He was also a member of the St. Margaret Mary Parish Choir for over 40 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood on Friday Oct. 14th from 4-8pm. Funeral procession from the funeral home on Saturday morning Oct. 15th at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret Mary Church, 845 High St., Westwood, MA 02090 at 10am. Interment at New Westwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Herbert's memory to Autism Speaks, 85 Devonshire St., 9th floor, Boston, MA 02109 or to the St. Margaret Mary Choir at the address indicated above.