About Us

Peterson Funeral Home was founded in 1957 by the late Marvin A. Peterson who operated the business until his retirement in­­­­­­ 1992. The firm was purchased by Gene and Lynn Steele who currently operate the family owned business. They proudly continue to serve the families in the area and welcome you to their warm and friendly atmosphere.



Gene Steele

Gene is a graduate of the former Mayville Central School and graduate of Simmons Institute of Funeral Service in Syracuse, NY.

Gene and his wife Lynn have three children, Andrew, Matthew, and Bethany.

Gene is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Frewsburg, NY, the Frewsburg Lions Club, Carroll Lodge #1147 F & AM, Jamestown Consistory, and Chatuauqua County and New York State Funeral Director's Associations.