STEAMBURG - Nancy J. Peterson, 73, of Steamburg, passed away Saturday (April 6, 2013) in Heritage Village, Gerry, after a long illness.
Born May 31, 1939, in Olean, she was a daughter of Charles V. and Charlotte V. Williams Tyler. On August 15, 1957, in Allegany, she married Francis N. "Pete" Peterson, who survives.
Mrs. Peterson attended school in California and Allegany.
She was a member of the Steamburg United Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, crocheting and listening to gospel music.
Surviving, besides her husband, are two sons, Jeffrey A. (Diane) Peterson of Streamwood, Ill., and Patrick M. Peterson of Lake Stevens, Wash.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Charles R. Tyler of Olean, Larry D. (Rita) Tyler of California, and Gary L. (Pamela) Tyler of Brazil; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Peterson was predeceased by a daughter, Jennifer Monica Peterson.
Friends may call from 11 to 1 p.m. Tuesday (April 9, 2013) at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, Pa., with funeral services following at 1 p.m. with Chaplain Sam Shreffler of the Heritage Ministries, Gerry, officiating. Burial will be in Myrtle Cemetery, Myrtle, Pa.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
, Rochester Chapter, 1120 Goodman Street South, Rochester, NY 14620.
A fond memory of Nancy may be expressed at www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com.