Robert Peters of Pringle passed away March 27 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Plymouth, he was a son of the late Edward and Lillian Allen Peters.
Bob was a graduate of St. Vincent's High School, class of 1954, and was also on the basketball team. He was a Air Force veteran. Prior to retirement, he was employed at Reilly Plating.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Hazle Brock, June Gracey, Ruth Treef, Sharon Rayeski, and brothers Ronald and George Peters.
Surviving are his loving wife of 48 year, the former Margaret Zuba; daughters, Lisa Check and her husband, Daniel, of Forty Fort, and Lori Monka and her husband, David, of Swoyersville; grandchildren, Kayleigh Peters and Logan Monka; sisters, Lois Karp of New York; Greta Doria and her husband, Thomas, of Scranton; Barbara Ritsick and her husband, Ted, of Wilkes-Barre; Janice Lane and her husband, Roger, of Mount Pocono; Phyllis Zalewski of Ashley; brother Samuel Peters and his wife, Imgard, of Jenkins Township; Richard and his wife, Gayle, of Bloomsburg, and Clyde Peters of Plymouth; numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob's family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to the nurses and technicians of Fresenius Medical Care: Heather, Nick, Maura, Joanne, Elaine, Wendy, Mike, Kris, Stephanie and Carrie, and also Lisa and Stephanie from Angel's Touch.
Family and friends may call today at the Lehman-Gregory Funeral Home Inc., 281 Chapel St., Swoyersville, from 5 to 8 p.m. Private funeral will be held at the convenience of the family.
Published in Times Leader from Mar. 31 to Apr. 1, 2013