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Zella Peters 09/02/2011

September 3rd, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Zella M. PetersZELLA M. PETERS
Zella M. Peters, 99, formally of Madrid, died, September 2, 2011, at Highland Nursing Home, Massena, Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, DeKalb Junction, in care of arrangements. A graveside service will be held on, Tuesday, September 6, 2:30 PM, at the Brownville Cemetery, Brownville, Reverend William Hart officiating. Zella is survived by, sons P. Sanford (Patricia) Bacon, DeKalb Junction, Larry V. (Rebecca) Peters, Madrid, Lonnie W. (Sherry) Peters, Trion, GA, daughters, Joyce Coller, Potsdam, Beverly J. Daniels, Madrid, stepchildren, John (Rosemary) Peters, AZ, Joseph (Donna) Peters, DeKalb Junction, Donald Peters, TX, a sister, Ida Farmer, Adams, 9 grandchildren, many great and great great grandchildren, a nephew, Vincent G. (Agnes)Farmer, Binghamton, and many cousins. She was predeceased by stepdaughters, Mary Lou Peters, Betty Hundley and Margaret Carvel. Zella was born September 21, 1911, the daughter of John and Edna Shultz Lancto. She attended Antwerp Schools. Zella married Ellwyn P. Bacon on December 28, 1929, which ended in divorce, she married Leon B. Peters in March, 1951, he died on June 14, 1981. She was a nurse’s aide at the Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL, for more than 30 years, retiring in 1993. She enjoyed spending time with her family, knitting and reading. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the DeKalb Historical Association, Old Methodist Meetinghouse Museum, 696 East De Kalb Road, De Kalb Junction, NY 13630.

  1. JoAnn Hayes Staub
    September 5th, 2011 at 23:58 | #1

    To the family of Zella Peters I extend my condolances. Zella was such a wonderfull person. I will always remember her laugh. She was a frequent visitor to my parents home during my early teen years, and always brought a tremendous amount of joy with her. I am glad that I had th opportunity to know her.

  2. Dawn Thurber
    April 15th, 2012 at 15:24 | #2

    to Joe Peters im sorry for the loss of your mom .. i didnt know her but she did a good job raising you after all you are the person you are because of your mom ..

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