Donald Alexander Peters

1909 Brewer, Maine 1989 Bar Harbor, Maine



Continuation of tree (4th child of Moses 'Maurice' Peters/Julia Elizabeth McLean); all known surname descendants:

                     9          Donald Alexander Peters  b: 28 March 1909  Brewer, Penobscot, ME; d: 15 February 1989  Otter Creek, Hancock, ME

                                     +Bernice Smith  b: 9 April 1910  Otter Creek, Hancock, ME; m: 16 May 1931  Otter Creek, Hancock, ME; d: 27 January 2000  Otter Creek, Hancock, ME

                                10       David S. Peters  b: 1932; d: 1932

                                10       Julian Peters  b: Abt. 1946; d: Aft. February 1989  Florida



Notes for Donald Alexander Peters:


- 1940 Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine:  Donald Peters 30 gardener/nursery, wife Bernice 29.


- 1950 Mount Desert, Hancock, ME:  Donald Peters 40 gardener/summer estate, wife Bernice 40, Julian 3.


Obituary:  The Bangor Daily News (Bangor, ME), Friday, 17 February 1989:  Donald Alexander Peters.  Otter Creek - Donald A. Peters, 78, died Feb. 15, 1989, at a Bar Harbor hospital.  He was born March 28, 1910, the son of Morris and Julia (McLain) Peters.  He was a World War II Army veteran, serving with the Fifth Armored Division and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Donald was an avid sports enthusiast and was a Maine Golden Gloves champion during his youth.  He enjoyed his association with the Kebo Valley Golf Club and his community involvement with the Otter Creek Fire Co.  He worked for many years at the John J. O'Brian estate and later the Marion Higgins estate.  Before his retirement, he was employed at the Bar Harbor Ferry Terminal.  He is survived by his wife, Bernice (Smith) of Otter Creek; one son, Julian of West Palm Beach, Fla.; four sisters, Lillian Collins and Helen Graves, both of Brewer, Marion Adams of Bangor and Dorothy Boyce of East Holden.  Friends and relatives may call 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the McFarland Funeral Home, Bar Harbor, where funeral services will be held 3 p.m., with the Rev. William Bigelow officiating.  Spring interment will be in the Otter Creek cemetery.  Those who wish may donate in his memory to the Heart Rehab Unit of the M.D.I. Hospital, Bar Harbor, or to the Otter Creek Fire Co., Otter Creek.


Tombstone Inscription, Otter Creek Cemetery, Otter Creek, ME:  PETERS / Donald A, / 1909 - 1989 / Bernice S. / 1910 - 2000.  Also:  Donald A. Peters / TEC 5 US Army / World War II / 1910 - 1989


Obituaries for the children:
David S. Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Otter Creek Cemetery, Otter Creek, ME:  David S. / son of / D. A. & B. S. Peters / -1932-


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Last updated:  4 July 2022.