Lesley L. Peters, 78, of 16816 Scenic Drive, Meadville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at home.
Lesley was born in Canton, Ohio, on Aug. 14, 1935, a son of the late Charles and Gladys Williams Peters. On Aug. 28, 1953, Lesley married Patricia Patterson; she survives.
He attended Meadville Alliance Church.
After 24 years of service, Lesley retired from the City of Meadville where he had been employed by the Water Department. He had previously been employed by the city government of Hermitage and Grove City. His hobbies included hunting, camping and gardening.
In addition to his wife, Patricia, of 60 years, Lesley is survived by two daughters, Dawna Peters of Meadville and Bonnie Hall of Akron, Colo.; a son, James Peters and his wife, Mary, of Syracuse, N.Y.; eight grandchildren, Kelly Wright, Stacy Hower, Michael Peters, Christopher Reynolds, Jennifer Reynolds, Elizabeth Boyce, Emily Starlin and Kevin Hall; 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Lorraine Reedy of Grove City, Verla Worthington of Florida and Lois Weaver of Girard; a brother, Don Peters of Grove City; a half brother, Charles Peters and his wife, Betty, of Clearfield; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Lesley was preceded in death by a son, John Peters; two granddaughters, Melissa Hall and Jessica Hall; and two brothers, Bill Peters and Fred Peters.
Family and friends are invited to call on Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Stephen P. Mizner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 404 Chestnut St., Meadville, where funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Jeffrey Conley, pastor of Meadville Alliance Church, officiating.
Interment will take place in Hedglin Cemetery, Irwin Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.
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