Barbara A. Peterson of Riverhead died May 22, 2018. She was 73.
She was born in The Bronx on June 19, 1944, to Francis and Margaret (Barber) Leonard.
Prior to residing in Riverhead, she lived in Ronkonkoma and had been a bookkeeper for Waldbaums in Central Islip.
Predeceased by her husband, Walter A. Peterson; she is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Walter and Colleen Peterson; a brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Robin Leonard and two grandchildren: Caitlynne and Riley Peterson. She was predeceased by a sister, Geraldine Leonard.
The family will receive visitors Wednesday, May 30, from 4 to 7 p.m. at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31, at Our Lady of Ostrabrama R.C. Church in Cutchogue, officiated by Father Piotr Narkiewicz. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart R.C. Cemetery in Cutchogue.
This is a paid notice.