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Peters III, Roland “Chester” July 16, 1982 - May 13, 2022

Roland “Chester” Peters III died suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday 13, 2022 at Hackettstown Medical Center.  Chester was born July 16, 1982, in Edison, New Jersey He is the son of Roland and Vicki (Sanders) Peters, Jr…

He is survived by his stepparents Nancy (Johnson) Riker and Scott Riker, three sisters Leah Shannon, Michele Shannon DeSena, and Samantha {Peters) Perrucci. There are also seven nieces and a nephew: Christopher Pohorance, Sarah Pohorance, Eileen McFadden DiBenedetto, Kristen McFadden, Deliah Farnon, Lena Farnon, Peyton Almeida and Isabella Perrucci.  There are five great nieces and nephews as well as an Uncle Robert Sanders and an Aunt Jill Peters.

Chester was a graduate of the culinary program of Warren Tech.  He worked in food services and lawn care.  Chester was big fan of computer games, cooking, hiking, fishing and reading of sci-fi and fantasy literature.  He is remembered as a loyal and passionate friend.

A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at Cochran Funeral on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 3 PM. Cochran is located at 905 High Street, Hackettstown New Jersey. For those who cannot attend in person there will be a Zoom meeting setup. Please contact Cochran for the meeting information. A luncheon will follow at Highlands Presbyterian Church, 3 Heath Lane, Long Valley New Jersey.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840. For those wishing to leave online condolences, please visit


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    Mary Lightfoot says

    So very Sorry for your loss and pray and know that the Lord will give you strength and comfort

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    Abdul Hakeem aka kelvin says

    Prayers to my best friend Chesternut I’m not going put rip next your name. Until we meet again save a spot for me love always band prayers to the family

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    Nancy Peters says

    I’m sad to hear this. He looks just like Roland, his dad. I will see you again in heaven, your Aunt Nancy

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    Douglas Morosoff says

    I am so sad at the loss of this wonderful young man. He used to sit on my knee as a young child so I could hug him. He was always a sweet child. I feel so sad at his passing…

    My prayers go out to his family, friends and all of those who loved him.

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