PHILIP F. PETERSON

Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:15 p.m.

CARIBOU – Philip F. Peterson, 91, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at a Caribou nursing home. He was born July 3, 1915, in Caribou, the son of Albert E. and Carrie Ann (Powers) Peterson. Philip was a graduate of Caribou High School and later went onto Georgetown University and the University of Maine – Orono. Philip was a proprietor of a real estate firm and co-managed the family owned Powers Theater. Philip was a very active participant in the city council, vice mayor, school board, honorary Rotarian, Paul Harris Fellow, as well as serving 10 years in the Maine House of Representatives. He loved to golf, hunt and fish; was a member of the Atlantic Salmon of Northern Maine and a recipient of many awards, including the Atlantic Salmon Federation Roll of Honor. Philip will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He is survived by two sons, Philip Peterson II and his wife, Patricia, of Old Saybrook, Conn., and Perrin Peterson of Punta Gorda, Fla.; four grandchildren, Christopher, Jason, Jonathan, Troy; five great-grandchildren, Julia, Meredith, Eric, Tyler and Brechin; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Margaret (Orser) Peterson; a son, I. Penn Peterson; a daughter, Coralie Ann Peterson; brothers, Irvine E. Peterson, Powers H. Peterson, G. Burnham Peterson; two sisters, Leola M. McInnis and a twin sister, Phyllis G. Wall. Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, at Lancaster-Morgan Funeral Home, 11 Clover St., Caribou. Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. David Raymond officiating. Arrangements in care of Lancaster-Morgan Funeral Home.

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