Claudette Luetta Petersen Dies at 80

Claudette Luetta Petersen

Claudette Luetta Petersen of Estate Mon Bijou died on Sunday, July 4. She was 80 years old.

She is survived by her daughters: Christine E. Greenidge and Debra Knight; son, Steven E. Matta; grandchildren: Meriba Greenidge-Jacobs, Tishri and Adonay Greenidge Sr., Shamano, Hatha and Prana Mabue, Safiya Knight, Shamariah Campbell, Steven E. Matta II, Marrissia C. Matta-Broaden, Stenay and Jeremy Matta; great-grandchildren: Taheem D. Jacobs, Anisha, Adonay Jr. and Ajahni Greenidge, Christina N. Broaden, Jashawn Edward, Gavin, Jace, Saint and Croix Owen, Kahlil, Kathryn, and Eric Mabue, Cairo Wright, Cameron Ivory, Marley Smith and Nia Matta; sisters: Carol Nanton, Lynette and Iantha Petersen; brothers: Victor E. Petersen and Victor U. Petersen; and aunts: Roselyn Galloway, Yvonne Hunt-Liburd, Winifred Canton, Dora Davilla, Myrtle Clarke, Rhenita Del Sola, Avilda Branch and Leatrice Jones.

She is also survived by nieces: Kim Monsanto, Ores and Zoe Tadale, Xaia Todman, Christine Canton, Omara, Dahlia, Yaminah, Leann, Oneeka, and Rashida Petersen; nephews: Cy Todman, Kaleed, Michael Jr. and Kimoi Ferdinand, Cy II, Kai, Kobi and Kimari Todman, Michael Ferdinand Sr., Ben Tadale, Maurice, Victor M. and Omar S.V. Petersen; son-in-law, Maurice A. Greenidge; brother-in-law, Shadrach Gill; grandsons-in-law: Lloyd Jacobs Jr. and Christopher M. Broaden; granddaughter-in-law, Shanice M. Williams; and uncles-in-law: Ernest Galloway and Donald Liburd.

Other survivors include special family: Avelia Millin, Tamika Lynch, the Petersen family, the Porter family, Thelma Springer and family, Shelet Greenidge, Esther Felix-Donelly, Carol Tonge-Phillips, Rhudel James and gamily, the family of the late Inez Benjamin (Celine Parris, Sherman and Doris Williams), the family of the late Estele Hodge; special friends: Eileen Miller, Jean Thompson, Thyra Thompson, Juanita Corcino, Claudette Richards, Pastor Walton Frederick, Arlene Johannes, Laurely Hall, Wendell Debique, Dr. Charles Perez, Josephine Hector, Marie and Albert Schuster, Charles David, Elroy Yarwood, Lydia Nico, Gregory Nicholas, Mildred Senthill, Eileen Matthew, Human Services Meals and Wheels Program, and Russell Allen and the Vitran Crew/Staff; as well as great nieces, great nephews, godchildren and friends too numerous to mention.

Special thanks and appreciation are given to Dr. Gemaine Owen, Dr. Angel Lake, Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital staff, Angela Christian and Alvin Milligan; and other great nieces, nephews, godchildren, and friends too numerous to mention.

There will be a viewing at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, July 30, at Friedensberg Moravian Church. Interment will be in Friedensfeld Midland Moravian Church Yard.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health regulations, all attendees must wear a mask and adhere to social distancing.