“We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our friend and colleague, and wish to extend our sympathies to his family,” said Director of Emergency and Protective Services and Fire Chief, John Okum.
James dedicated his career as a By-Law Enforcement Officer with the Municipality of North Grenville and was recently awarded the Ontario Municipal Law Enforcement Long Service Medal for his 25 years of service. More recently James dedicated his time and efforts outside of By-Law Enforcement to the North Grenville Fire Service.
“On behalf of Council and all staff at the Municipality, we would like to express our heartfelt condolences to Mr. Petersen’s family during this difficult time,” said Mayor Nancy Peckford and Deputy Mayor Jim McManaman.
North Grenville’s flags at the Municipal Centre and Fire Station have been lowered to half-mast.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with the Hulse, Playfair and McGarry Funeral Home in Kemptville.
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