Eleanor Dorothy Peterson
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Eleanor Dorothy Peterson

Elmira - Age 99, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Eleanor is predeceased by her husband Wallin Peterson, sister Viola Bergh, and brother Roger Johnson. She is survived by her sons, Nils Peterson, MD (Jennifer) and Peter Peterson (Deborah); grandchildren, Geoffrey Peterson (Maureen), Kristina Chapman (Melvin), Douglas Peterson and Nicole Peterson; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Theodore, Eleanor, Lauren, and Parker. Eleanor loved as well, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren who became part of her family through her daughter-in-law, Jennifer. Eleanor retired from the personnel department at Facet in Elmira Heights. She was a devoted life-long member of Bethany Lutheran Church. Services will be held at a later date. Those wishing may remember Eleanor with a donation to either, Bethany Lutheran Church, 256 S. Walnut Street, Elmira NY 14904 or Meals on Wheels, 409 William Street, Elmira NY 14901.

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Published in Star-Gazette from Jun. 24 to Jun. 28, 2020.
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July 2, 2020
To the Peterson Family. Eleanor was such a sweet, loving person, always smiling and happy to see everyone. She had such a long wonderful life surrounded by all of you. So sorry for your loss. Pam Yunis
Pam Yunis
June 26, 2020
Deb, Pete,
Condolences regarding your Mom.
I worked several election days with her. She was the nicest person of the group.
Jim carozza
June 25, 2020
Eleanor was a fantastic person that we love at Bethany Lutheran. She was a joy to be around. We will miss her deeply
Kirk & Cynthia Klingensmith
June 25, 2020
Pete and Deb we are so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. It is never easy to loose a parent at any age, May she rest in Peace
Teresa and Dick Reidy
Teresa and Dick Reidy
June 25, 2020
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family members of Eleanor Peterson, who now undergo the loss of a great soul. Eleanor's life continues eternally, we trust, not only as she has stepped from this world to the next - Eleanor's Life also continues in her descendants, who reflect their own dear version of Eleanor's loving kindness, her faithfulness in service, and her cherishing always of family. Margaret & Skip Reed, neighbors to Pete & Debbie
Arthur Reed
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