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Nancy Marston Peters

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Nancy Marston Peters

AGE: 90 • Wilmington, Delaware

Nancy Marston Peters, age 90, of Wilmington, passed away on September 4, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of Trowbridge Marston and Hilda Chapman Marston.

Nancy was born in 1924 in Morristown, NJ where she attended The Peck School. Upon graduation from The Tower Hill School in Wilmington, Nancy attended Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She worked for Kaumagraph Co. and as a broker for Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Company.

She volunteered on the Trinity Episcopal Church Vestry and was Junior Warden, Old Swedes Church Foundation, served on the Diocesan Council, Episcopal Diocese of Delaware and Standing Committee Episcopal Diocese of Delaware. Nancy was also a Lay Eucharistic Minister and a Communion Assistant. She was appointed by Mayor McLaughlin to the Wilmington Housing Authority where she served for nine years. Nancy also served on the Member Council at the Academy of Lifelong Learning.

In addition to her parents Nancy is predeceased by her husband of 35 years, John Roberts Peters, sisters, Virginia Marston Lindley and Jean Marston Glendening and brothers, Chapman Marston and Frederick Trowbridge Marston.

She is survived by her daughter, Anne Peters Stevens (Winthrop Parsons Stevens III), her grandson, Winthrop Parsons Stevens IV and her sister Mason Marston Daley-Boyd.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday September 12, 2015 at The Country House, 4830 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Trinity Parish-Pastoral Care Fund, 1108 N. Adams Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.

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Published in The News Journal from Sept. 9 to Sept. 11, 2015
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