ANDOVER - Gary Peters died peacefully Nov. 30, 2012, at his home in Andover, surrounded by his family.
Gary grew up in Andover, and graduated from Kearsarge Regional High school. Gary was an avid reader and fisherman. He enjoyed folk music and festivals. He had a quick and clever sense of humor.
After high school, he entered the Navy, became an electrician and was honorably discharged in 1982. He worked at Proctor Academy Maintenance for 26 years, where he was loved by students and faculty alike.
He and his former wife Jeannette raised two wonderful kids, Haley and Tucker. Haley is attending Marlboro College in Marlboro, Vt., and is majoring in English, and has aspirations to teach as well. Tucker is a junior at Proctor Academy in Andover.
Gary is survived by his two children, Haley and Tucker; his loving parents, Robert and Edna Peters of Andover; his brother, Glenn and his adopted sister, Susan (Glenn's wife) of Newbury; his niece and nephew, Brittany and Jaron; many other cousins, aunts and uncles, as well as his faithful companion, Wiggles the dog.
Gary was predeceased by his brother, Ricky in 1961.
SERVICES: There will be a celebration of life ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 1 p.m., in Proctor Dining Hall, where all of Gary's friends are welcome. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the continuing education of Haley and Tucker. Donations can be made to the fund for Haley and Tucker Peters at any Lake Sunapee Bank branch.
Chadwick Funeral Service of New London is assisting the family with arrangements.