Joan Peterson

July 20, 2013

Peterson, Joan Obituary

M. Joan Peterson, 83, a resident of Epworth Manor, Tyrone, PA and formerly of White Road, Three Springs, PA died at 3:31 PM, Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Epworth Manor.

Born May 7, 1930 in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret (Carolus) Weyandt.  She was married to Ross J. Peterson on July 1, 1974 in York, PA by Rev. Harry Carolus.  Mr. Peterson survives of Epworth Manor.

Mrs. Peterson is survived by the following stepchildren: Donald Peterson and wife Linda, Shirleysburg, PA; Jon Peterson and wife Jean, Mount Union, PA; Steve Peterson and wife Dorinda, Elizabethtown, PA; and Jana White and husband Larry, McVeytown, PA.

There are seven grandchildren: Gail Gearhart, Dottie Atherton, Karen Winter, Jon (Pete) Peterson, Dirk Peterson, Dylan White and Kasey Adams along with eleven great grandchildren.  One granddaughter, Whitney McConaughey, preceded in death.

Mrs. Peterson was a member of the Rockhill Church of the Brethren and prior to her illness was active in the church choir and the New Beginnings Preschool.  She was also a member of the auxiliary to Woodland Retirement Community.

A graduate of Altoona High School, she worked through the years as a secretary/clerk for C. H. Miller’s, Huntingdon and Wakefield Auto Parts, Shade Gap, PA.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley Street, Orbisonia, PA with Pastor David Miller officiating.  Interment will be at Orbisonia Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.




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July 24, 2013
1:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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July 24, 2013
2:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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July 24, 2013

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Orbisonia Cemetery

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