Evelyn J. Peters, 96, of Griggstown passed away December 10, 2017 at her beloved home.
A long time resident of Griggstown, she is survived by a daughter Susan P. Mattern and her husband Glenn Mattern of Schnecksville, PA and a son Raymond H. Peters, Jr. and his wife Joanne Peters of Homosassa, FL. She is also survived by her four granddaughters, Kristin Ploeger of Perkasie, PA, Michelle Snyder of Indialantic, FL, Melissa Wood of Edgemoor, SC, and Virginia Williams of Charleston, SC and five great-grandchildren - Nate Ploeger, Liam Williams, Emma Williams, Dylan Wood, and Ashley Wood. Daughter of the late Adolph and Olga (Olsen) Johansen, she was predeceased by her beloved husband of 71 years Raymond H. Peters who died in May, 2014.
Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1921, she lived in Griggstown since 1944. Evelyn graduated from Bayridge High School and the Packard School in NY. She worked as a secretary for First Boston Corp in NY and for 25 years for General Services Administration in Belle Mead, NJ.
Evelyn was a member of the Griggstown Reformed Church and its Ladies Circle, the Griggstown Historical Society, the Franklin Park Senior Citizens, and the Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed her family, her home, and memories of traveling to many destinations throughout the world.
The funeral service will be Saturday, December 16th at 11am with viewing starting at 10am at the Griggstown Reformed Church, 1065 Canal Road, Griggstown. Interment will immediately follow in the Griggstown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Griggstown Reformed Church Memorial Fund, 1065 Canal Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home in Princeton.