Walter R. Petermann, 84, of Hazlet, New Jersey, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at home Tuesday morning, October 23, 2012.
Walter was born March 22, 1928 in Hoboken, New Jersey and lived in Union City, New Jersey and North Bergen, New Jersey, before moving to Hazlet in 1964.
He retired from Con Edison Electrical Construction in April 1994, after forty-four years of service.
He was a Korean War veteran, a volunteer for Hazlet First Aid and Monmouth Council Boy Scouts of America in differing capacities since 1966.
He was deeply involved with the Hazlet Township Environmental Commission acting as Chairman from 1996 to 2000.
Mr. Petermann was a member of the Hazlet Garden Club for fifteen years, part of the Bayshore Council for Natco Park to improve the environment, a volunteer at Deep Cut Park in Monmouth County and an energetic volunteer at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, New Jersey.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ludwig and Wilhelmina Petermann and is survived by his beloved, devoted wife of fifty-six years Eloisa; his loving children, Laura, Gregory, Steven and Kevin, along with his dear sister-in-law Josephine, and cherished nephew Michael.
He will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.
Family and friends are invited to visit Thursday, October 25, 2012, 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3269 State Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730.
A prayer service will be offered on Friday morning, October 26, 2012 at the Faith Reformed Church, 215 Middle Road, Hazlet, New Jersey, 9:00 AM.
Interment will follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, New Jersey.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Walter can be sent to, The Seeing Eye, P.O. Box 375, Morristown, New Jersey 07963.
For information, directions or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.