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Christopher Paul Peterson

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Christopher Paul Peterson, 55, of  Elkins, WV, passed away, Monday, October 12, 2020, at his home.

Born Thursday, September 30, 1965 in New Brunswick, NJ, he was the son of Anna Marie (Yuknavich) Allen of Millville, DE and the late Jonathan Ralph Peterson.

He was most recently employed with Putting on the Ritz Catering in Jessup, MD and also Scotties in Elkins, WV. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and a founding member of the AARP Poker Club, and he volunteered with the Winter Relief Shelter. Chris was a loving devoted husband, father, brother, son and a loving, caring, playful Pop-Pop. He enjoyed the  Baltimore Ravens football, star gazing & weather watching.

He is survived by his wife Debra Dyann Peterson; daughters, Amanda Varron and husband Kenneth of Hagerstown, MD and Samantha N. Louderback and husband Stephen of Pasadena, MD; four sons, Andrew R. Peterson of Elkins, WV, Christian Harper and wife Jennifer of Taneytown, MD, Ryan A. Peterson and wife Sheyanne of Live Oak, FL and Tyler C. Carey of Jacksonville, FL; two brothers, Jonathan D. Peterson of Bowie, MD and Daniel Peterson of Marshall, MI; sister, Linda M. Birner of Annapolis, MD and fourteen grandchildren.

Services will be held Thursday, October 22, 2020, at 11:00 am, at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North Hagerstown, MD, with the Rev. James E. Moore officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Interment will be at the Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association Memorial Processing Center P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058-5216.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

Sorry for your loss, Chris was a good guy, taken too soon...

Tom Martin
El Segundo, CA

I am Derrick's mother. Sorry for ur lost, Chris was a very nice person.

Brenda Lantz
Belington, WV

Sherri Carroll
Brandon , FL

Sorry for your loss, may his memories bring smiles to your face and warmth to your heart

Jim Lintner
College park , Md

Debbie I am truly sorry for your loss . You two were a great part of my life , many many laughs we shared and he will surely be missed by many . As some may just see him as one of our poker buddies he was much more than that . Lol . We all at a loss without chris and I know you want him to come home , but he is in a good place now looking out for us all. Love ya Debbie and you know if you ever need anything or just to talk call us please .

Robert Gibson & Donna Gibson
Baltimore, MD

We are so sorry for your loss, and hope his memory will be a blessing to you.

Chuck and Lorena Hiep
Columbia, Md

Our thoughts and prayers are with Chris’ entire family at this time of great sorrow.

Lisa Peterson Hulett and husband Charles
Warren, 44: Texas

Chris was a good person and we enjoyed hanging out with him. We are so sorry that he left so soon. We will miss him. Our thoughts are with you all.

Missy and Rusty Grumbine
Laurel, MD

Chris was an amazing man who loved his wife and his family. We were always happy to have him around to play cards or just hang out. He will be missed by all.

Tracy Mogel
Gambrills, MD

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