Monday, June 22, 2015

Jeffrey A. “Pony” Petersen

Wellsville, NY - Jeffrey A. “Pony” Petersen, age 56, of 152 Pine Street passed away at home on Sunday June 21, 2015. He was born on August 23, 1958 in Hornell to Roger and Myrna Clark Petersen.

Jeff was a long time resident of Wellsville who graduated from Wellsville High School in 1976 and from Corning Community College. He had worked for St. Bonaventure University in Olean in the Bakery Department. Jeff enjoyed the out of doors, golfing, hunting with a gun or a bow, fishing and conservation issues. He enjoyed playing  all organized sports from his youth until playing baseball at Corning Community College. In his later years he enjoyed watching sports on television, especially NASCAR and the New York Yankees. Jeff was involved with fantasy sports and communicating with his friends via the internet. 

Jeff is survived by his mother and step father, Myrna and Dominick Petrelli of Wellsville; 2 brothers, Roger (Jill) Petersen of Wellsville and Andy Petrelli of Wellsville; As well as Jill’s 3 sons, Aaron, Dustin and Chris Hess.

Jeff was predeceased by his father Roger Petersen and all of his grandparents.

There will be no prior visitation and a memorial service will held at the convenience of the family. Memorials in Jeff’s name may be made to the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps. To leave on line condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com. 

2 comments:

  1. Marcie J. WillettsJune 23, 2015 at 3:04 PM

    To the family of Jeff Petersen: I am so very sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I just spoke to him last week!! I have worked with Jeff through my job at the Department of Social Services for many years, scheduling and setting up his transportation needs. He was always so very pleasant and appreciative. Most recently I worked with Jeff regarding his insurance. Please know you are in my heart and thoughts as you go through this difficult time. Marcie Willetts, Allegany Co. DSS

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  2. Marcie J. WillettsJune 23, 2015 at 3:06 PM

    To the family of Jeff Petersen: I am so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. I have worked with Jeff for many years as part of my job, arranging his transportation needs. He was always so pleasant and appreciative. I just spoke to him last week. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers through this very difficult time.

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