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Doreen Peters Montague, born Doreen M. Mercer on November 4, 1929 in New York, passed away on May 5, 2012, after a long and brave fight against cancer at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach, Florida.
Doreen was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Shirley. She is survived by her husband, Charles Montague; sons, Mark S. Peters (Kathleen Peters) and Jeffrey M. Peters. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Melissa Peters Stone (Eric Stone), and her step-son, John C. Montague (Cathleen Montague).
Doreen was employed for most of her working life at the Cushman School in Miami, Florida and was a part of hundreds of children's lives at that school. Later in life, she volunteered at schools in Vero Beach. Doreen loved her family, which included a long line of pets, many of them strays and rescue animals.
Services will be conducted at the Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, 5400 Village Drive, Viera, Florida, on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Doreen's memory to VNA Hospice, 901 37th Street, Vero Beach, Florida, 32960 (772-978-5600).
Beckman Williamson Funeral Home - Viera
5400 Village Drive Viera, FL 32955
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on May 9, 2012