Loretta L. Peterson, M.D., beloved wife of John F. Noell; dear sister of Aida (Tom Bagalis) Peterson, D.D.S.; adored sister-in-law of James Noell, Nancy (Tom) Donaldson and Amy (Tony) Sharp passed away Sept. 9, 2013. She is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Lydia and Gustav Peterson, M.D.
Dr. Peterson was a physical rehabilitation specialist at Metro Hospital for several years and then served as medical director of the Skilled Nursing Facility at Lake East Hospital for 12 years.
She was passionate about the arts, and enjoyed hiking, swimming, traveling and writing. Loretta loved animals and caring for her beloved Burmese cats.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Bethesda on the Bay Lutheran Church, 28607 Wolf Road, Bay Village. Immediately following the service, a gathering for family, friends and colleagues with light refreshments will be held at the church.
Memorials may be made to the A.S.P.C.A. online at www.aspca.org/donate.
Arrangements by Jenkins Funeral Chapel, www.jenkinsfuneralchapel.com
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