Charles Peterson, a C&P Contractor, died on February 17th at age 66.
A Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, Peterson served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and was awarded many medals for his sharpshooting and marksmanship. He joined the Rockaway Revival Center in 2005 and grew under the ministry of Pastor Kevin and First Lady Olga McGuinness.
Peterson is survived by his wife, Desiree Peterson; sister, Diane Peterson; six children and five in-laws, Sha- Dania Peterson, Dondi and Kim Stephenson, Dawn and Ulric Ortiz, Monya and Gary Ford, Brandon and Geysi Peterson, JoAnne Petterson Essaid and Amin Essaid; four stepchildren and two in-laws, Michael and Gizelle Bradshaw, Sha-Donna Bradshaw and Lee Perkins and Jay and Sha-Vonda Bradshaw; grandchildren, Phyllis, Ciara, Brandon, Armani, Brandi, Giovanni, Amia, Bre’Anna, Katlyn, Kayla, Ayman, Myles, Gabriella, Sarah and Safia; step-grandchildren, Michael Jr., Ferontay, Leaisha, Jason and Leonna, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home in Inwood, NY.