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Virginia J. Peters

June 17, 1915 January 18, 2009
Virginia J. Peters
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PEORIA-Virginia J. Peters, 93, of Peoria, passed away at 6:50 p.m. on Sunday, January 18, 2009 at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law. She was born on June 17, 1915 in Canton, IL, the only child of Frank R. and Chrystal English Denney. She was married to her high school sweetheart, Joseph A. Peters, who preceded her in death on Christmas evening of 2006. She is survived by two daughters, Jeanette (Robert) McCuen of Peoria and Lorraine (Jerry) Dodson of Cape Coral, FL; one grandson, Christopher (Diane) Dodson of St. Petersburg, FL; one granddaughter, Stephanie Dodson Smith of Palm Harbor, FL; and two great-grandsons, Quinton and Cameron Smith of Palm Harbor. She was preceded in death by one son, Joseph F. Peters and one granddaughter, Kelley Jo McCuen. Virginia was a volunteer at Methodist Medical Center for over twenty years and was one of the people instrumental in helping to set up the volunteer program. She was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at St. Philomena Church with Rev. Donald Henderson officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to charity of the donor’s choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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