Chester E. “Chet” Peterman, Jr., 69, of
Williamsport, PA passed away Friday, August 6, 2021, at his residence. He
was born April 25, 1952, in Muncy, PA the son of the late Chester E.
Peterman, Sr. and Helen C. Heiges Fischer, who survives.
Chet graduated from Sugar Loaf High School in
1970 where he was valedictorian of his class.
He was employed as a chef at many area
restaurants. He was also employed by Textron, Inc. and was an airplane
engine inspector for Lycoming Engines, Inc. in Williamsport, PA from where
Chet was a lifetime member of the Republican
League in Williamsport, PA
Chet was well known for his imaginative
storytelling. He raised several champion Jack Russell/Parson Russell
Terriers. Some of his greatest enjoyments in life were good food, good
alcohol, and a good cigar. Many enjoyed his culinary delights, especially
his crab cake and French onion soup. He was an avid reader and was a
self-taught musician including banjo, guitar, and piano. An avid sports
fan, he loved Penn State football, Green Bay Packers football, and
Georgetown Hoya basketball.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by
his only child, Corinne H. “Cori” Peterman of Arlington, VA. He is also
survived by three brothers, Donald Peterman (Angela), Jami Peterman (Billie
Jo) and Billy Fischer (Michele); one sister, Penny Kurtz (Bruce) and one
sister-in-law, Patricia Peterman. Also surviving are many beloved nephews
including Andrew Peterman, Nathan “Nate” Peterman, David Kurtz, and Daryl
Kurtz and one beloved niece, Mariah Gundersen. He is also survived by his
friend and former wife, Corinne Weaver Lyons.
He was preceded in death by one brother,
A Celebration of
his life will be held at the convenience of the family.
Because of his
love of animals, memorial contributions in his name may be made to Lycoming
County SPCA 2805 Reach Road Williamsport, PA 17701
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 W.
Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821.
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