Joan A. Peters

Joan A. (McKelvey) Peters, age 84 of Erie, PA, born April 7, 1930 in Tyrone, PA, passed away at 12:40 am on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville, IL.  Joan was a resident of Erie, PA for more than 60 years.

Joan was a homemaker and a mother of five.  She was a member of the Summit United Methodist Church in Erie, PA.

She was preceded in death by her husband George M. Peters who passed away March 19, 2014, and her parents, Harry and Mary nee McFarland McKelvey.

She is survived by; three sons:  George (Kathy) Peters of Maryville, IL, Gary (Wanda) Peters of Rocky Mount, NC, and Alan Peters of Maryville, IL; two daughters:  Dawn Peters of Maryville, IL and Carol (Timothy) Powers of Ocoee, FL; three brothers; Bill (Marcella) Hunter of Tyrone, PA, Jim (Bobbie) Hunter of Westchester, PA, Ray Hunter of Blaine, WA; two sisters, Judy (Tom) Harris of Altoona, PA, and Rebecca Loose of Tyrone, PA; eight grandchildren:  Lynn, Michele, Kristen, Bret, Adrienne, Lauren, Trent and Jacob; and four great grandchildren.

Upon the family’s request, Joan is to be cremated.

Memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation.  Please send your memorial to Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 N. Center Street, Maryville, IL 62062.

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