Martha Jean Peters, age 78, of Mill Village, died unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, December 12, 2015. She was born in Union City on July 19, 1937, the only child of the late Lester and Violet Johnson Campbell.
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Martha Jean spent most of her childhood in North East and graduated from North East High School in 1957. That summer, on July 6, 1957, she was married to Gordon S. Peters, and the two made their home in Mill Village, living in the same house they built together until their deaths. Martha worked alongside her husband on the family farm for all those years, and even recently,? would still go to the barn to offer her help. She loved keeping up with her family and taking care of her grandchildren. She was previously a member of the Mill Village Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon on October 13, 2009, and her grandson Braden Peters.
Family members include three children, Shelley Brown and husband Robert, and Douglas Peters and wife Martha, all of Mill Village, and Alan Peters and wife Michelle of Corning, NY; also five grandchildren, Cory and Cassie Brown, Brenda and Amber Peters, and Kara Peters; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home in Waterford on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and may attend the funeral service there on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Rev. Bryon Switala of the Mill Village Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Mill Village Cemetery.