Cape Vincent- Joan M. Peterson, 81, of Huff road Cape Vincent, passed away Friday, August 22nd, at her home.
She was born February 25, 1933 in Albany, NY the daughter of Joseph and Viola Lyons Rogers. She graduated from Ossining high school and attended NY State College for teachers, now SUNY Albany from 1951 t0 1955. She worked as a school teacher for many years retiring from Ossining jr/sr High School in 1989.
Joan married Raymond Peterson in August 17, 1957, Mr. Peterson passed away June 23, 2012.
Joan spent winters in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
She is survived by a Son Michael E. Peterson and his partner Ann Mary Holmes, Birch Harbor, Maine, and a sister and her husband Dorothy and Harry Zophy, Schenectady, NY
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, August 27, at the United Church of Cape Vincent, with the Rev. Nancy Stanley, pastor officiating.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
There will be no calling hours, arrangement are with the Cleveland Funeral Home, Cape Vincent.
In lieu of flowers donations maybe given in her memory to Hospice of Jefferson County or the United Church of Cape Vincent.