Rita I. Peters
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AGE: 87 • formerly of Lakehurst
Rita I. Peters, 87, formerly of Lakehurst, NJ, entered eternal life while in the care of her daughter and the staff of Brakeley Park Center Nursing Home in Phillipsburg, NJ, on April 20, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert R. Peters. Born in Hoboken, she was a daughter of the late John and Alice (Schimpf) Conlin. She was a former member of St. John's Roman Catholic Church, Lakehurst and she worked for many years as a secretary at Cedar Glen West Senior Living Community.
Rita is survived by her son, Dr. Brian Peters of Payson AZ; daughter, Barbara Henson of Phillipsburg; 6 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her 3 sisters, Julia, Dorothy and Alice.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM on Tuesday April 24, 2012 in St. John's R. C. Church, 619 Chestnut Street, Lakehurst, where the family will receive friends from 10:30 until time of Mass. Burial will be later in Massachusetts. Arrangements are entrusted to the Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem, PA. A memory tribute or condolence may be placed at www.longfuneralhome.com
Donations in Rita's memory may be made to the
, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia PA 19106.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 22, 2012