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Mary Peterson

November 24, 1943 — September 23, 2017

Mary Katherine Peterson, 73, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at her home.

Born November 24, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late George Joseph and Mary Katherine (O’Brien) Egan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard L. Peterson (2013).

Mrs. Peterson worked hard and received her Master’s Degree. She loved friends, family and Mr. Trump. Mary spent her pastime playing bingo and cribbage. Above all else her life revolved around family and being patriotic while supporting her military family.

Surviving are six children, Linda Broadwater and husband Glenn, Gayle Raybould and husband Clarence, Trish Harrison and husband Jim, Mike Minick and wife Evelyn, Maggie Arriola and husband Richard, Debbie Walch and husband Chris; 28 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren.

Mrs. Peterson was cremated in accordance with her wishes.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

She will be interred with her husband in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please send condolences to Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, MD, 21532.

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