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Randolph J. ‘Randy’ Petersen

Randolph J. ‘Randy’ Petersen
Randolph J. ‘Randy’ Petersen

Randolph J. “Randy” Petersen

AVON – Randolph J. “Randy” Petersen passed away Nov. 20, 2022, at age 77.

Randy was born Dec. 19, 1944, in Baltimore, Md., to the late Randolph and Jean (MacDonald) Petersen. In addition to his parents. he was predeceased by his sister, Carolyn Petersen McDonald.

He is survived by brother-in-law, Dr.Joseph V. McDonald, MD, of Winchester Mass.; nieces and nephews, Judith (Frank) Aquadro of Hadley, Mass., Betsy (Steven) Iwanicki of Colorado, Kitty (Tom) Schneider of Winchester, Ma., Joseph McDonald of Rochester, and David McDonald of Boston, Mass.; and cousin, Christine Bowman of Nova Scotia, Canada. He is also survived by many dear friends.

Randy served honorably in the United States Army from 1965 to 1967, which included being stationed in Europe. He attended St. John Fisher College and received his degree is psychiatric nursing. Randy was a dedicated nurse for many years at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

He was a resident of Avon, NY and was a parishioner at St. Agnes Church.

A time of gathering and visitation will be from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 96 Prospect St., Avon, N.Y. Randy’s funeral mass will begin at 11 a.m., following visitation. Interment will be in the future at Pittsford Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Agnes Church, 96 Prospect St., Avon, NY 14414.

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