Ruth Peters (1928 - 2011)

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Ruth Lillian (Khoury) Peters passed away on Sunday August 14, 2011. She was born on July 30, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY, to James and Mary Khoury. She married the late James Peters and moved to South Florida, where she and Jim enjoyed 39 years together, raising their children.

Lillian was an amazing wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She is loved by so many because of her compassion, intelligence, loyalty and sense of humor. Her impact on the lives she touched is immeasurable.

Lillian is survived by her children: James Jr., Elizabeth and Matthew (Donna); her grandson Nicholas; sister Adriane (Teddy) Theodoropoulos; a brother Donald Khoury; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at 6pm at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 5965 Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL.

Interment will be Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 1:30pm at Caballero Woodlawn South Cemetery, 11655 S.W. 117 Avenue, Miami, FL 33186.

Donations, in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Vitas Hospice Foundation or the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge (Orlando, FL).

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Aug. 16, 2011
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