Peters, M.D., Andrew Joseph
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Jan. 22, 1934 - Jul. 18, 2014
Andrew J. Peters, M.D., 80, of University Park, FL, surrounded by family, left for Heaven peacefully in his home on Friday, July 18th, 2014. A devoted doctor of internal medicine, Andy spent 40 years administering to his patients and their families at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre, NY. He served in many professional positions throughout his career, including as president of the National Federation of Catholic Physicians' Guilds and the Nassau County Society of Internal Medicine, and he received the Teddy Roosevelt Award from the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council in 2002.
Andy loved sailing and traveling with his late beloved wife Frances of 50 years, as well as spending time with family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife Patty Peters-Loaiza; children, Andrew J. Peters, Jr., Lisa O'Brien, Marguerite Offenhauser, and Kathryn Peters and 10 grandchildren, Andrew, Sean and Ethan Peters, Emma, Terence and Peter O'Brien, and George, Megan, Maddy and Charles Offenhauser.
A wake will be held Wednesday, July 23, from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Toale Brothers Funeral Home, 40 North Orange Ave., Sarasota. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, July 24th at 12:00 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 7900 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the non-profit organization MA CENTER who tend to the needy throughout the world. In the memo line please write: soup-kitchen. Mail checks to: 8339 Abingdon Court, University Park, FL 34201. Attn: Kathy Perlman.
You left us peaceful memories, Your love is still our guide, And though we cannot see you, You are always at our side. Our family chain is broken And nothing seems the same But as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again.
We love you from here to the moon and back.
Toale Brothers - Colonial Chapel
40 N. Orange ave Sarasota, FL 34236
Published in Herald Tribune from July 23 to July 24, 2014