YORK Carmen L. Peters, 68, died on Thursday, February 28, 2013, at York Hospital. Born in New York, N.Y., on April 24, 1944, she was the daughter of Wilhemina Torres of York and the late Luis Diaz. She was a receptionist for the Community Progress Council. Carmen was on the board of the Diabetes Council of the York Health Corporation. She was a graduate of Brentwood High School in Long Island and the Parson School of Design in New York City. In addition to her mother, she is survived by two daughters, Vanessa Mendez of York and Alvita Ruiz of York; two sons, Robert Peters of York and Eric S. Peters of Harrisburg; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Rosa Clemente of Wrightsville. A memorial service will be held on Thursday March 7, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Etzweiler Funeral Home 1111 E. Market St., York, with a visitation on Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family to help with funeral costs. www.etzweiler.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 4, 2013