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Robert Peters

Robert Peters

Thursday, July 10th, 1941 Sunday, October 27th, 2019

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Obituary for Robert F. Peters

Robert F. Peters, 78, of East Longmeadow, MA, formerly of Somers, CT, passed away peacefully on October 27, 2019. He was born in Hartford, the son of the late Robert E. Peters and Mary (Rust) Peters. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol (Stone) Peters; daughters, Dawn and her husband, Paul Tyler, of Somers, Stacey Peters and her partner, Dirk Querter of Greensboro, NC; six grandchildren, Olivia, Hannah and Jacob Tyler of Somers, and Ethan, Niko and Max Querter of Greensboro, NC; brothers, Bob and Jean of Trumbull, CT, Tom and Trish of Grantham, NH, and Charles and Beverly of Sebastian, FL. Bob was predeceased by his sister, Mary Ellen Peters. Bob graduated from Wethersfield High School in 1959 and received his Bachelors Degree from BU, his MBA from Rensselaer and his Jurist Doctorate from UCONN Law. He was a partner in the Law Firm of Devlin, Peters & Tarpey, LLC of Somers, CT. He served on the Board of Education in Somers and was a past president of the Somers Rotary Club. He also enjoyed many wonderful years with the Rotary members and families and loved serving his community. Bob was devoted to his family, his job and his clients. He has a great sense of humor, loved people and enjoyed helping them. He was a true gentleman and a kind, gentle soul. He loved his role as "Papa" and proudly supported all of his grandchildren. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at East Village Place in East Longmeadow for their excellent and loving care. Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for calling hours on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00 - 11:00 am at the Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main Street, Somers, CT 06071. A service will be held at the funeral home at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Somers Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The First Baptist Church, 50 Parker St, East Longmeadow, MA 01028 or to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. To leave online condolences please visit www.somersfuneralhome.com

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Somers Funeral Home
    354 Main Street
    SOMERS, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
    9:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Somers Funeral Home
    354 Main Street
    SOMERS, CT
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 |
    Somers Center Cemetery
    Battle Street
    Somers, Connecticut
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

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Edward H. Smith, Jr.

Somewhere out there on this planet Earth will be a tree, or three, whose roots have been planted with Robert F. Peters, a good friend, in mind... May you help Mother Nature, as you have helped those around you in life!!!!
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Edward H. Smith, Jr. planted 3 memorial trees for Robert Peters
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Philip McDnald

Dear Carol: We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was such a nice guy. May God comfort and support you during this difficult time. Phil and I are holding you up in prayer.

Phil and Joyce McDonald
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Judith McDonald Theocles

Dearest Carol

Ted and I offer our condolences to you and your family. Bob was a wonderful guy and the two of you were a beautiful and loving couple. May God surround you with His love and grace.
Ted and Judi Theocles
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Tom and Linda Athas

Carol and family, whenever I saw Bob he always had a smile on his face - I will miss that smile and how thoughtful he was to everyone he met. With our deepest sympathy, Tom and Linda Athas
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Carolyn Klair

Carol. Rohit and I send our condolences to you and your family. We remember the good times we had at Ocean Pointe with you. I hope you are having many good memories. (What a handsome young man!) Carolyn Klair
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