Lucille C. Peterson
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AGE: 85 • Bayville
Lucille C. Peterson, 85, of Bayville, NJ died April 26, 2014 after a prolonged illness. Born in Louisa County, Virginia, she was the youngest of 8 children and lived most of her life in Atlantic County, N.J. She was the first female school crossing guard and member of the Police Department in Pleasantville, NJ; worked as a quality control inspector at Lenox China, a rural mail carrier for the US Postal Service, and finally as a slot attendant at Bally's Casino, retiring in 1990. Always active, she played with the Atlantic County Women's Softball league, the VAMS women's basketball team in the early 60's, coached cheerleading and softball, coached boys basketball for PAL, rode motorcycles. Fearless and independent, she will be missed by all that knew her.
She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph M. Peterson, Sr. She is survived by her children, Joseph of Egg Harbor Twp, NJ, Theresa and Patricia of Virginia, James of Georgia and Marie Gaffney of Bayville, NJ; one sister, Rose Halloway of Florida; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Viewing will be held 6-9pm on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Blvd, Bayville, NJ 08721. Funeral will be Saturday, from 10-11am with a Prayer Service to be celebrated at 11am.
Mastapeter Funeral Homes, Inc.
270 Atlantic City Boulevard (Route #9) Bayville, NJ 08721
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 30, 2014