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“My husband and I were deeply saddened to hear of Ken's sudden passing. We had met him several times to arrange our own funerals and liked him...Read More »
1 of 30 | Posted by: Donna Aquino - Lake Hill, NY

“So sorry to have learned of Kenny's passing. I was not in the area on the 17th so I am sorry that I did not attend the service. I would like to...Read More »
2 of 30 | Posted by: Charles Lyonhart - NY

“Sad to learn of Ken's paint. A kind and wonderful man. Kathy Keillor ”
3 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Ken laid both my parents to rest with extreme care and dignity. I had called the Funeral Home that morning and was informed of his demise. I was...Read More »
4 of 30 | Posted by: Michael McErlean - NY

“So sorry to hear about Ken! My condolences to his family and to Annette,Marie Lauriti Buchanan (Class Mate)OCS ”
5 of 30 | Posted by: A friend


6 of 30 | Posted by: Helen - NY

“So very sorry. Ken and his family was always part of our family. Especially when our dad passed away in 1964. Soon thereafter his grandmother took...Read More »
7 of 30 | Posted by: Gail Hafele galioto - Freehold, NY

“Sad news. A lovely person who frequented our shop, always with a smile. His warm gentle demeanor will be missed. Our condolences to all who knew him. ”
8 of 30 | Posted by: Sam & Kathryn Spata - Woodstock, NY

“Heartfelt condolences to Ken's family. He was a mainstay of the Woodstock community...will be sorely missed. At the most difficult times in one's...Read More »
9 of 30 | Posted by: Cornelia Rosenblum - Woodstock, NY

“Ken was a gem and indeed so very lucky to have known him ”
10 of 30 | Posted by: Maralyn Master - Woodstock

“My condolences to Ken's family. I'm so saddened to learn of his passing. His kind caring ways have helped so many while going though their most...Read More »
11 of 30 | Posted by: Eric Lapp - Kingston, NY - friend

“To Carl and family, so sorry of the loss of your brother, may he rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ”
12 of 30 | Posted by: Ed Weber - Hurley, NY

“What a sweet man...God has a purpose that we surely cannot see. Our deepest condolences to Kenny's family and to Annette. ”
13 of 30 | Posted by: Terry Rust - New Palta, NY

“So sorry for your loss Ken thank you for keeping my Mom safe all these years..Spread your wings and soar..SIP.. ”
14 of 30 | Posted by: Robin Albach - Woodstock, NY

“You lived so far away I didn't have the chance of knowing you like others. I admired your love of our Norwegian heritage and your ability to speak...Read More »
15 of 30 | Posted by: Penny Kiefer - Portage, WI

“We were shocked to hear of Ken's passing. Ken has been a big part of our family helping with many funeral's and was always a caring professional...Read More »
16 of 30 | Posted by: Doris Glass - Gulfport, FL

“My heart and condolences to the family of Kenneth Peterson, I am totally shocked to hear that's sad news. Kenneth was a remarkable kind man that...Read More »
17 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“I pray that all the angels and saints were there to greet you Ken. I loved your presence here, you were the best! I will miss you very much. ”
18 of 30 | Posted by: Ronnie Spaziante - Woodstock, NY

“Such a kind and gentle man. I will miss seeing him. May his memory always be a blessing to his family and friends. Rest in peace, Ken. ”
19 of 30 | Posted by: Carol Sas - Woodstock, NY

“So sad to learn Ken is gone; he was a calming presence during the most difficult times, in our town of colorful personalities. I will always remember...Read More »
20 of 30 | Posted by: Joanne Michaels - Woodstock, NY

“I will always be grateful to Ken for his authentic kindness. THANK YOU, Ken. His presence will be truly missed in town. Sincere condolences to...Read More »
21 of 30 | Posted by: Shelley Parriott

“So saddened to read this. Kenny was the most compassionate person to all my family...matter of fact everyone's family. Would get quite a chuckle out...Read More »
22 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Such a shocking loss for everyone who knew Ken. He was such a comfort to me when I lost my mother in 2014 and with one phone call from me in Florida,...Read More »
23 of 30 | Posted by: Emma Weber-Mattes - Seminole, FL

“So shocked to hear this. Ken was such a help to my family during times of sorrow, from my grandparents, my parents, aunts, uncles, cousins and...Read More »
24 of 30 | Posted by: JoAnne Powell - Woodstock, NY

“A lovely man who made difficult times a bit easier for those who were mourning. My most sincere condolences to the family and friends. ”
25 of 30 | Posted by: Chip Brill - Kingston, NY

“God be withyou always ”
26 of 30 | Posted by: Ailda VanWagner - Willow, NY

“I am at a loss for words. He was such a kind, warm caring person and a wealth of history of Woodstock people that it will be difficult to to fill...Read More »
27 of 30 | Posted by: Andrea Newman-Winston - Woodstock, NY

“A true "gentle man"who will be missed by all who knew him. A very big loss to the Ashokan Rural Cemetery whose help we always depended on. ”
28 of 30 | Posted by: Rudy Hellenschmidt - Shokan, NY

“Kenny was not only my employer for ten plus years a true friend. I lost brother I wish I had and a member of the community that we will remain in...Read More »
29 of 30 | Posted by: A friend

“Kenny was a wonderful human being. He had a sense of humor but also knew how to console you when a loved one passed. REST in PEACE SWEET KENNY. GOD...Read More »
30 of 30 | Posted by: ALANA STYLES-LENDVAY - ALAMOGORDO, NM


KENNETH R. PETERSON of Woodstock, NY died May 13, 2019 at the age of 69. He was a licensed funeral director, owner and operator of Lasher Funeral Home, which he purchased from Bob Boyd in 2005. He graduated from the Simmons School of Embalming in 1975.