Victor P. Petersen

| 19 Sep 2021 | 07:29

Victor P. Petersen of Chester (formerly of Warwick) passed away on September 14, 2021 after a courageous, long battle against lung cancer. He was 59 years old.

Born in Bethpage on Oct. 20, 1961, he was the son of Victor E. and Carol (Coppola) Petersen.

Vic was a highly respected UPS driver in the Warwick area for 30 years, retiring in 2016. He was a theology graduate and trained minister. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter.

Vic is survived by his three sons: Matthew Petersen and his wife Halee and grandson Jack of Gulf Port, Miss., John Petersen of Hurleyville and Jason Petersen of Port Jefferson; sister Lori DeSalvo of Northport; brother Scott Petersen of Stratford, Conn.; stepdaughter Rachel Harris; former wife and friend Marianne Petersen and mother of his children Diane Guidice.

Visitation was held Sept. 19 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick.

A Funeral Service was held Sept. 20 at the funeral home.

Interment followed the service in Warwick Cemetery.

Arrangements were entrusted to Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Warwick. To send an online condolence, visit