LAKE PLACID — Eugenia M. Peters, better known as Gene, passed away peacefully at the age of 77, on Sunday, February 27, 2011, in Lake Placid.
Eugenia was born on March 1, 1933 in Nyack. Gene worked as a nurse at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, N.J., which is where she met John and they went on to raise two children in Allendale, N.J. She had spent the last 28 years residing in Lake Placid.
Gene is survived by her husband John F. Peters; her sister Virginia McLaughlin; her daughter Diane M. Lopez; he son John R. Peters; her granddaughter Jessica M. Townsend; and her great-grandson Avery S. Townsend.
Friends and family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 5 at St. Agnes Church,169 Hillcrest Ave. Lake Placid.
In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be sent to The American Heart Association. P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.
Memorial donations can be made online at www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
The Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.