Major Thomas J. Peterson, USARMY Ret., 90, of Punta Gorda, Florida, died Wednesday, April 4, 2007 in Port Charlotte, Florida at the Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Home.
Born September 26, 1916 in Boston, Massachusetts, Thomas (Tom) moved to Punta Gorda over 20 years ago from Westboro, Massachusetts. A decorated veteran, U.S. Army, he served in both World War II and Korean War. Following his career in the military he worked many years for the Internal Revenue Service.
He is survived by his wife Gracie K. Peterson, and two sons, Robert Peterson of Hammond, IN and Larry Peterson of Cambridge, MA.