SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

February 5, 2013

Elizabeth E. Pettersen, 100


Salem — Elizabeth Emily (St. Arneault) Pettersen, 100, passed away January 3, 2013, at NSMC Salem Hospital. She was the wife of the late Herman M. Pettersen Sr.

Born in Salem, Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Xavier and Eugenie (Beauvais) St.Arneault. Elizabeth worked for years at the former W.T. Grants on Boston Street. in Lynn. She bought her home on Jenness Street in Lynn where she and her family lived for many years.

She is survived by two daughters, Dianne C. Walker of Salem and Johanne James of New Hampshire; 19 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her two sons, Sherman Pettersen, and Herman Pettersen Jr.; sister, Irene Vercellone; and brother, Henry St. Arnault.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to a service in Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Thursday, February 14, at 11:30 a.m. The funeral procession will meet at the main gate of the cemetery and proceed to graveside together. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Berube and Sons Funeral Home of Salem.