Obituaries: Evelyn J. Peters


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Mrs. Evelyn J. Peters, 77, died on Friday June 4, 2010 at her home in Verona.

Services will be held in the Prout Funeral Home, 370 Bloomfield Ave., Verona on Monday June 7 at 10 a.m. Visiting is on Sunday 4 to 7 p.m.

Born at home in Bloomfield, Mrs. Peters moved to Verona 50 years ago. She was a receptionist at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter in Newark for 30 years, retiring in 2008.

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Mrs. Peters is the wife of the late Wilbur Peters and the late John McGinniss, the mother of Susan McGinniss, John A. McGinniss and his wife Karen, Judy Fabrizio and her husband Tony and the late Wilbur T. Peters.

She is also survived by her sister, Helen Tennesen; her brother, Thomas Tennesen; and 7 grandchildren.

Memorial donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation would be appreciated.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]


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