Lee J. Peters, 85, formerly of Nanticoke, died Thursday at Abington Manor. She was the widow of Frank S. Peters, M.D., who died in 1986.
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Born June 1, 1927, in Nanticoke, daughter of the late Bruce and Marie Rozmarek Janoski, she was a graduate of Nanticoke High School and attended Syracuse University. She furthered her studies and was a graduate of the Arts Student League and the Traphagen of Art, New York City.
Before her marriage, she was a fashion illustrator in New York City, and later was a fashion artist at the Boston Store in Wilkes-Barre. She was also an art instructor at the Catholic Youth Center, Wilkes-Barre. She was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Parish, Clarks Summit.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Abington Manor for the kind and compassionate care shown to Lee.
Surviving are two daughters, Patricia McCabe and husband, Charles, Franconia, N.H.; and Jesica Sunduvac and husband, Bulent, Istanbul, Turkey; a brother, Henry V. Janoski and wife, Rita, Clarks Summit; two sisters, Helen Parker and husband, Robert, Dallas; and Renee Karski, Short Hills, N.J.; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Edward Karski.
The funeral will be Monday with Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Snows Church, 301 S. State St., Clarks Summit. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.
Friends may call Monday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the church. Arrangements are by the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Service Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit.
Memorial contributions may be made to Luzerne County Historical Society, 49 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. For more information, directions or to send an online condolence, visit www.jenningscalvey.com.
Published in Scranton Times on December 14, 2012