Justin L. Peterson

July 23, 1981 ~ September 27, 2020 (age 39)


Justin Peterson, 39, of Lawrence, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 27, 2020. 

He was born July 23, 1981 in Canonsburg a son of Susan Gilbert of Lawrence and Lester Peterson (Kathryn) of Canonsburg. 

Justin attended Canon McMillan High School where he excelled in Football, Baseball, Basketball, and Track & Field.  It was also where he discovered his love for all things music. 

In addition to his parents, Justin leaves behind to cherish his memory his children, Brianna Ferri and Dezmond Peterson both of Canonsburg, Island, Jezlynn, Karmyn, and Lincoln Peterson all of Latrobe; a sister Summer Peterson of Mt. Lebanon; three brothers, Daniel Peterson of Canonsburg and Stedman Peterson and Alexander Adams both of Lawrence; nephews and nieces, Samuel Bundridge of Mt. Lebanon, Christian Hughes of Clearwater, FL, Abrionna, Xavian, and Skyla Peterson of Strabane; several aunts, uncles and a host of cousins.

Justin was preceded in death by his grandparents Doris Gilbert and Daniel and Amelia Peterson as well as a cousin, Luke Gilbert who died in infancy.

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 pm, Friday, October 2, 2020 in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342.   Services and interment will be private.

Due to present circumstances, masks must be worn, social distancing and occupancy limits will be enforced.

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October 2, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Private Services

McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

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