Irene Peterson (1917 - 2016)

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Irene Peterson, age 99, South Eighth Street, DuBois, Pa., died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born May 13, 1917, in DuBois, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William and Valeria (Cairns) Tatters.
She was married to Russell H. Peterson. He preceded her in death in 1960.
Irene retired from the Erickson Corporation. Previous to that, she worked many years at Brockway Glass Co.
She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She loved to crochet and enjoyed writing poetry for her grandchildren.
Irene is survived by two daughters, Sandra Dunlap and her husband, James of DuBois, Pa., and Diane Damus of Fenwick Island, Del.; six grandchildren: Kim Clyde, Brad Dunlap, Jeff Damus, J.R. Damus, Joe Damus and Jill Lambertson; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was affectionately known to all of her grandchildren as "Ga-Ga."
Irene was preceded in death by two brothers, Melroy Tatters and William Tatters.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. from Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor John Miller officiating.
Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Christ Lutheran Church, 875 Sunflower Drive, DuBois, PA 15801.
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Published in The Courier Express on Dec. 8, 2016