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Rev. Clifford Peterson of Bronxville Dies at 84

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – The Rev. Dr. Clifford H. Peterson of Bronxville died Friday of complications from cardiac arrest, with his wife and children at his side. He was 84.

He was born Oct. 19, 1927, in Rockford Ill., and was a longtime resident of Bronxville. Peterson worked as a biology professor and administrator at Concordia College in Bronxville for more than 45 years. Recently, he served as adjunct pastor of Village Lutheran Church in Bronxville and pastor of Immanuel Church in Mount Vernon.

Peterson is survived by his wife, Sharon; four children, John, Meg, Krista and Shankar; and a granddaughter. 

Visiting hours are Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at Westchester Funeral Home in Eastchester. A funeral service will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Village Lutheran Church. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Concordia College or the National Parkinson Foundation.

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