Jeanne Margaret Clark Peters, age 73, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 31, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona after an eight year battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Born May 6, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to William and Emma Clark, she was a graduate of Collingswood (NJ) High School ('60), Muhlenberg College ('64) and Seton Hall University (Masters '86). On June 18, 1966, she married the love of her life, John E. Peters.
She lived in many places including; Philadelphia, PA, Oaklyn and Haddonfield, NJ, Latham Village, NY, Parma and Rocky River, OH, Basking Ridge and Ocean City, NJ and retired in Scottsdale, AZ.
Along with her lively attitude, generous spirit and passion for music performance, Jeanne loved sports. She played field hockey in college and high school where she was captain of Collingswood (NJ) High School's 1960 undefeated team.
Jeanne was a creative elementary school teacher in both South and North Jersey for over twenty years. She held a Maste ...
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What an amazing family that your mother has raised, I am praying for you all as you deal with your loss of your beautiful Mother and Wife and Grandmother. God Bless you all at this very difficult time of grief. ~Gregory Morton
What an incredible woman, you have for many years, been a treasured member of our "whanau". What a pleasure it has been to have known you and loved you and your family. We feel truly privileged to have journeyed life from afar for nearly 27 years. Thank you for your amazing daughter, who I love as a sister, and for your incredible husband who has taught me SO much about what love is truly about. We know that your eternity is an incredible one and the pain and suffering you have had here is so tiny compared to your future now. Your family and friends miss you so much but know that your suffering is now over. We love you and commit to continuing to love your family. Well done for a race incredibly well run - you have left an amazing legacy in the family who are coming after you. To Mr Peters, Lori, Liam & Caitlyn, we love you and walk with you through this time of grieving - unfortunately from a large distance. Thank you all for showing us a beautiful picture of love as you have cared for your precious wife, Mom and Gammie. We pray that all the incredible memories from over the years will rise up in the coming days, months and years and bring you joy and smiles - the smiles and laughter are what I remember most strongly about her. Love always, Rachel, the Kiwi twin x ~Rachel Carr