Michael S. Peterson, Jr. Obituary

Tragic Loss of a Young Free Spirit: Remembering Mikey Peterson

On October 19th, 2023, the world lost a vibrant soul far too soon. Michael “Mikey” Scott Peterson, Jr., a 24-year-old from Hanover, PA, passed away unexpectedly. Known for his adventurous spirit and love for animals, Mikey was a cherished member of his family and a positive role model for his siblings and cousins. Join us as we remember the life of this outgoing young man who left an indelible mark on those who knew him.

Obituary of Michael “Mikey” Scott Peterson, Jr.

Michael S. Peterson, Jr. Obituary
Michael S. Peterson, Jr. Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Michael “Mikey” Scott Peterson, Jr. on Thursday, October 19th, 2023. Mikey, aged 24, was a beloved member of the Hanover, PA community. His vibrant spirit and warm personality touched the lives of all who knew him.

Early Life and Family

Mikey was born on April 30th, 1999, in Hanover, PA, to his loving parents, Kristine (Baker) & Mike Hull and Michael & Jenny (Houck) Peterson. From a young age, Mikey displayed a zest for life and a deep love for his family. He cherished the moments spent with his parents, siblings, and extended family, creating lasting memories that will be treasured forever.

Education and Employment

Mikey graduated from Hanover High School in 2017, where he excelled academically and formed lifelong friendships. He was a dedicated student who always strived for excellence. Following his graduation, Mikey found employment at TGI Friday’s in Gettysburg, PA, where he brought his infectious energy and friendly nature to his work. He was admired by his colleagues and will be deeply missed by his work family.

Interests and Personality

Known for his adventurous spirit, Mikey had a deep appreciation for nature and loved exploring the great outdoors. He found solace in the beauty of the world around him and often embarked on thrilling adventures. Mikey also had a passion for video games, which allowed him to unleash his creativity and immerse himself in captivating virtual worlds. His free-spirited nature and laid-back demeanor made him a joy to be around, and his loyalty to his loved ones was unwavering.

Surviving Family Members

Mikey is survived by his four brothers: Steven Henderson of Dillsburg, PA, Leland Houck of Abbottstown, PA, Zachary Corbin of Hanover, PA, and Aaron Hull of Hanover, PA. He is also survived by his four sisters: Kaitlyn Smith and husband Tom of Custar, OH, Dahlia Houck-Peterson of Abbottstown, PA, Shannon (Garman) Bagrowski of Berlin, MD, and Desiree Hull of York, PA. Mikey’s presence will be deeply missed by his maternal grandparents, Nancy Crushong of Abbottstown, PA, and Donna Long of Hanover, PA, as well as his paternal grandparents, Laurie (Peterson) Sheetz and Partner Damien Miller of McSherrystown, PA, Scott Peterson of Stewartstown, PA, Joanne & Edward Mayne of Westminster, MD, and Dave Houck of Dalmatia, PA. He also leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and his beloved fur-babies, Tyson and Togo.

Predeceased Family Members

Mikey was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Robert Gully, Richard Crushong, and William Hull. Their memories will forever be cherished by the family.

Visitation and Funeral Details

The family of Michael “Mikey” Scott Peterson, Jr. invites friends, relatives, and members of the community to join them in honoring and celebrating Mikey’s life. Your presence and support during this difficult time are deeply appreciated.

Date, Time, and Location

A visitation will be held on Friday, October 27th, 2023, from 3-6pm at the Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. located at 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA. Following the visitation, a service will immediately follow to pay tribute to Mikey’s life and legacy.

Condolences and Memories

The family kindly requests that condolences and memories be shared on the website dedicated to Mikey’s memory at www.kenworthyfh.com. Your heartfelt messages and cherished memories will provide comfort and solace during this challenging time. Your words of support will serve as a reminder of the impact Mikey had on the lives of those around him.

Publication Information

The obituary of Michael “Mikey” Scott Peterson, Jr. was published in The Evening Sun on October 24, 2023. The publication of Mikey’s obituary serves as a tribute to his life and a way to inform the community of his passing. It allows friends, family, and acquaintances to come together to honor his memory and offer their condolences.

It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Michael “Mikey” Scott Peterson, Jr. at the age of 24. Mikey, a resident of Hanover, PA, was a beloved son, brother, and friend. He had a zest for life and enjoyed spending time with his family, playing video games, and exploring nature. Mikey will be remembered for his kind heart, loyalty, and his ability to bring joy to those around him. He is survived by his parents, siblings, grandparents, and cherished fur-babies. A visitation and service will be held on October 27th, 2023, at the Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Mikey’s loved ones during this difficult time. May his memory live on forever.

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