Ronald A. Peterson Sr., 74 of Northport, passed away Feb. 10, 2012 in Bangor. He was born in St. Albans on Jan. 8, 1938 to Herbert and Goldie (Fields) Peterson.

Ron worked as a machinist for many years. He loved spending time with his wife, Hazel, until her passing in September of 2011. He had recently purchased a boat. He enjoyed fishing and reading in his spare time.

He was predeceased by his father; and wife, Hazel C. (Buck) Peterson.

Survivors include his mother, Goldie Hamilton of Massachusetts; his children, Rhonda Shaw and her husband Kevin, Donald Peterson, Michael Peterson and his wife Pam, Ronald Peterson Jr., and Margaret Boyle; his sister, Joyce Lanctot and her husband John of Skowhegan; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and his two Siamese cats, Samson and Delilah.

Private burial will be held in the spring. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered to the family at ripostafh.com.