Douglas J. Peterson Sr. age 79 of Patch Road Brockway, PA; died on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Born on June 10, 1940 in DuBois, PA; he was the son of the late Clarence William and Glendora Kiel Peterson. On June 8, 1963 he was married to Glenda Miller and she survives. Retired, Doug had been employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator for 40 years at Esquire Fuel and Rosio Coal Company. He was protestant by faith. Doug was a member of the Brockway Volunteer Hose Company for 30 years and was a member of the V.F.W. Club in Crenshaw. He enjoyed woodworking, especially making crosses, cheering for the Steelers and the Penguins and watching Penn State football. In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter Tammy (Chad) Ecklund of Ridgway; 3 sons: JD Peterson of Brockway; Eric (Wendy) Peterson of Garner, NC; and Michael (Kay) Peterson of Corpus Christi, Texas. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren: Sarah, Elizabeth, James, Eric Jr; Brian, Rachel, Brandon, Patrick and Tracey and 13 great grandchildren: Aiden, Harlie, Sadie, Caleb, Molly, Jayden, Chance, Sally, Amya, Mark Jr; Joanna, Ashley and Emmy. Calling hours will be on Tuesday, December 17 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. A Funeral Service will immediately follow at 8:00 PM also at the funeral home with Rev. Terry Felt officiating. Burial will be in the Beechtree Cemetery in Brockway. Memorial donations may be made to the Hahne Cancer Center 100 Hospital Avenue DuBois, PA 15801.
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