William John Peters

1891 Highland Grove, Ontario - 1967 Lakefield, Ontario



Continuation of tree (5th child of George Peters/Minnie Mable Breckenridge) all known surname descendants:

                  9          William John Peters  b: 9 May 1891  Highland Grove, Haliburton, ONT; d: 20 May 1967  Lakefield, Peterborough, ONT

                                     +Nettie May McClure  b: 13 March 1904  Dummer, Peterborough, ONT; m: 5 November 1924  Detroit, Wayne, MI [Thomas/Emma Helen Briggs]; d: 1987  Lakefield, Peterborough, ONT

                               10        Everett Charles Peters  b: 6 July 1927  Grouse Creek, Box Elder, Utah; d: 21 October 1981  Toronto, Toronto, ONT

                                              +Florence Doreen Phillips  b: 8 July 1927  Toronto, ONT; m: unknown; d: 30 December 2017  Orangeville, Dufferin, ONT

                               10        Shirley May Peters  b: 19 October 1930  Detroit, Wayne, MI; d: 2 April 2019  Peterborough, ONT

                                              +Eric Gardner

                               10        June 'Jennie' Eilene Peters  b: 8 February 1933  Youngs Point, ONT; d: 18 February 1935  Peterborough, Peterborough, ONT

                               10        Marilyn Doreen Peters  b: 22 June 1935; d: 1 March 2021  Douro-Dummer ONT

                                              +Alan Clayton Garbutt  b: Abt. 1929; m: unknown [Elwood/Doris Hill]; d: 27 April 2016  Douro-Dummer, ONT

                               10        Carole Ann Peters  b:  16 December 1938  Lakefield, ONT; d: 13 February 2018  Burlington, ONT

                                              +Frank Barry

                               10        Karen Marie Peters  b:  31 December 1941  Lakefield, ONT; d: 22 December 1990  Peterborough, Peterborough, ONT

                                              +Robert Andrew Delpellaro  b: 12 August 1939; m: unknown; d: October 2009  Ontario



Notes for William John Peters:


- 1921 Marter, Temiskaming, Ontario:  William J. Peters 29 farmer.


- 1930 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan:  Thomas McClure 56 carpenter/building, wife Emma 47, daughter Netty M. Peters 26, husband William J. Peters 38 mason/building, Everette 2; boarder Floyd King 22 assembler/auto factory.


Border Crossing:  to Detroit, 25 Sep 1923 - William John Peters, age 38, single, truck driver, father George of Inglehart, ONT


Tombstone Inscription:  Lakefield Cemetery, Lakefield, ONT:  PETERS / (reverse) PETERS / William J. / 1891 - 1967 / his wife / Nettie M. / 1904 - 1987 / June E. / 1933 - 1935


Obituaries for the children:

Everett Charles Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, Hillcrest Cemetery, Woodbridge, ONT:  PETERS / Everett (Chuck) / July 6, 1927 - Oct. 21, 1981 / beloved husband of / Doreen Phillips / in loving memory


Marilyn Doreen Peters:  Hendren Funeral Homes (Lakefield, ONT): (photo)  Marilyn Doreen Garbutt, 1935 - 2021 - Passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at St. Joseph’s at Fleming Nursing Home, Peterborough.  Marilyn (nee Peters) of Douro-Dummer at the age of 85.  Beloved wife of the late Alan Garbutt (2016).  Loving mother of Debbie Hook of Saskatchewan, Darlene Harris (the late Frank) of Douro-Dummer, Gerald (Elizabeth) of Stoney Lake, and William (Diane) of Douro.  (GG) Grandma will always be loved and remembered by Josh (Sandrina), Amber (Richard), Tyler (Sara), Ashley (Jesse), Lindsay (Steve), Kyle, Christina (Matt), and Derek (Allison) and her 18 great-grandchildren.  Survived by her brothers-in-law, Frank Berry and Bob Dellpellaro.  Predeceased by her siblings, Carole Berry, Shirley Gardner (the late Eric), Karen Dellpellaro, Everett “Chuck” Peters, and June Eileen Peters, and her sister-in-law Doreen Peters.   As per Marilyn’s wishes, cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM at the Hendren Funeral Homes, Lakefield Chapel, Lakefield.  Interment to follow at Lakefield Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Arthritis Association would be greatly appreciated by the family.


Carole Ann Peters:  Smith's Funeral Home (ONT):  Carole Ann Barry (Peters) - Peacefully passed away with her husband at her side at Wellington Park Care Centre in Burlington, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the age of 79.  Beloved wife of Frank.  Loving mother of Laura, Steven, Denise and Scott.  Doting grandmother of Jason, Kristina, Andrew and Owen.  Visitation at Smith's Funeral Home, Burlington, on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 12 p.m. until the start of the Celebration of Life service in the Chapel at 1 p.m.  Reception to follow.  Cremation has taken place.  For those who wish memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Society would be sincerely appreciated by the family.

Karen Marie Peters:  Tombstone Inscription, St. Peter's Cemetery, Peterborough, ONT:  DELPELLARO / together forever / Robert / Andrew / Aug. 12, 1939 / (blank) / Karen M. / Peters / Dec. 31, 1941 / Sept. 22, 1990


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Last updated:  5 October 2021.