Dolores "Dee" Adele Petersen of Belvidere,NJ and Little River, SC died Monday, August 17. Dee was born July 4, 1934 to the late Anna and Leon Savage in Union, NJ. She attended Union schools graduating from Union High School. She married the love of her life, William H. Petersen Sr. and together they resided in Martinsville, NJ and raised their son, William Jr.. Dee and Bill Sr. were the owners of Rotary Metal Slitting Co. in Hillside,NJ until their retirement in 2000 upon which they permanently relocated to their second home in Little River, SC. Upon Bill Sr's death in 2009, Dee relocated back to New Jersey to be closer to Bill Jr. and his wife Laurie of Knowlton, NJ. She was known for her sharp wit and generosity and will be greatly missed by Bill Jr. and his wife Laurie, her brother Leon and his wife Rosemarie of Cape Coral, FL, nephew Leon III and nieces Rosie and Monica as well as many friends in New Jersey and South Carolina. Visiting hours will begin at 3pm on Thursday, August 20, and conclude with a Funeral Service at 5pm at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dee's memory to Wounded Warriors, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675