Doane Beal & Ames

729 Route 134, South Dennis, MA


Eric Lee Peterson

March 31, 1956October 27, 2019

Eric Peterson, 63 of South Dennis passed away October 27, 2019 after a short illness. He was the husband of the late Helen (Beveridge) Peterson for 25 years.

Eric was born March 31, 1956 to the late David M. and Natalie (Haynes) Peterson. Eric lived in Canton, MA until he moved to Cape Cod with his family in 1966. He graduated from Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School and went onto Meat Cutting School in Maine.

Eric enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing pool and cribbage. He especially enjoyed Wheel of Fortune and Dancing with the Stars. Eric loved the beach and enjoyed many hours at Chapin Beach in Dennis.

In addition to his wife and parents, Eric is pre-deceased by his two brothers, David M. and Ralph H.

He is survived by his sister Diane (Peterson) James and her husband Fran of Wells, Maine, sister-in-law Shirley (Yeomans) Peterson of Hyannis, father-n-law Dr. Irving Beveridge of Carver MA, 4 nieces, 2 nephews and 10 great nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10 am at the Dennis Union Church, Main St (Rte. 6A) at Old Bass River Rd. Burial will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cape Cod VNA.


  • Funeral Service Friday, November 8, 2019


Eric Lee Peterson

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Louise Brogan

November 4, 2019

It is with great sadness to hear about the passing of Eric. He was a kind and gentle man. He shared his family history with me with great pride and happiness. He loved his family! He will be missed by all who knew him. Condolences to ALL

His friend,