John D. Peters
1936 - 2017
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John D. "J.P." Peters, 81, of Penn Township, passed away suddenly Friday, April 7, 2017. Born Jan. 18, 1936, in Penn Township, he was a son of the late Robert Merle and Jane Elizabeth (Davis) Peters. He was also preceded in death by a brother, R. Glenn Peters; granddaughter, Sarah K. Peters; and great-grandson, Bryce Bigler. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Rebecca Ann (Cox) Peters; daughters, Mary L. and Larry Smith, Janet L. Peters and Shannon L. and Eric Owens; sons, Robert F. "Stretch" and LuAnn Peters and John D. and Robin Peters; and numerous brothers, sisters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Prior to his retirement, he worked for Bell Telephone. He was a lifelong member of Denmark Manor United Church of Christ, where he was a keeper of the sign and was also a lifetime member of Harrison City VFD and Claridge VFD.
There will be no public viewing. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Woodlawn Cemetery - Denmark Manor, 2003 Denmark Manor Road, Export, PA 15632, with the Rev. Meredith Hutchison officiating. Arrangements entrusted to LINDSAY-JOBE FUNERAL HOME INC., 3343 Route 130, Harrison City, 724-744-2721.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Denmark Manor UCC, Harrison City VFD or Claridge VFD. www.Lindsay-JobeFuneralHome.com.

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Published in Greensburg Tribune Review from Apr. 9 to Apr. 12, 2017.
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April 12, 2017
Our sincere sympathy to the Peters Family. From Marilou, Vince DeAugustine and Family
April 11, 2017
Becky and family, I am sincerely sorry for your loss. May God hold you closely and comfort you in the days to come. You were blessed with love and happiness and I thank God for that. Love and prayers always, Maggi Mullennix
April 10, 2017
Although Uncle John has passed to the other side, his spirit will live on in Aunt Beck, his children and grandchildren. He will live on in the memories, and stories, of his family, siblings, in-laws, nieces, nephews, and friends. We are all better for have known him. He will be greatly missed. Uncle John, see you on the other side, God Bless. Love you!
Barb
April 10, 2017
John was a good man, through and through. His position at church best spoke of who he was, "keeper of the sign." John was the sign, the symbol of Christian values--kindness and love of one another. We will never forget him.
Norma Zimmer
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