Robert Peters of Pringle passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, surrounded by his loving family.
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Born in Plymouth, he was a son of the late Edward and Lillian Allen Peters.
Bob was a graduate of St. Vincent's High School, Class of 1954, and was also on the basketball team. He was a Air Force veteran. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Reilly Plating.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Hazle Brock, June Gracey, Ruth Treef and Sharon Rayeski; and brothers, Ronald and George Peters.
Surviving are his loving wife of 48 years, the former Margaret Zuba; daughters, Lisa Check and her husband, Daniel, Forty Fort; and Lori Monka and her husband, David, Swoyersville; grandchildren, Kayleigh Peters and Logan Monka; sisters, Lois Karp, New York; Greta Doria and her husband, Thomas, Scranton; Barbara Ritsick and her husband, Ted, Wilkes-Barre; Janice Lane and her husband, Roger, Mount Pocono; Phyllis Zalewski, Ashley; brother, Samuel Peters and his wife, Imgard, Jenkins Township; Richard and his wife, Gayle, Bloomsburg; and Clyde Peters, Plymouth; numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob's family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to the nurses and technicians at Fresenius Medical Care Heather, Nick, Maura, Joanne, Elaine, Wendy Mike, Kris, Stephanie and Carrie; also Lisa and Stephanie from Angle's Touch.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Lehman-Gregory Funeral Home Inc., 281 Chapel St., Swoyersville. A private funeral will be held at the convience of the family.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 29 to Apr. 1, 2013