James Archibald Petersen Dies at 98

Dec. 28, 2007 – James Archibald Petersen of King Street, Frederiksted died on Dec. 20, at his residence.
He is survived by his daughters: Evelyn Petersen Harley, Louise P. Battiste Samuel, Arlene P. Abrahams and Amelia P. Gill-Joseph; sons: Eugene A. Petersen and Leon M.A. Petersen; 35 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by nieces: Louise Neazer Soto, Karen Bruce, Claudette McIntosh, Vilma Johnson and Linda Thomas; nephews: Rueben Neazer and Hurbert Neazer; special friends: Oneal Sackey, Oscar Henry, Cyril Murphy, Peter Skov, Frank Petersen, Robert Soffes, Rev. McElvin and Etheldred Christopher; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held from 10-11 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 3, at Friedensberg Moravian Church, Frederiksted. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m., at the church. Interment will be at Frederiksted Cemetery. Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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