Lois J. Sankey Peters
She was the daughter of the Late John D. & Minnie A. (Davis) Carson, born on June 11, 1928 in Philipsburg, PA. She married Richard W. “Dick” Peters on December 15, 1979; he preceded her in death on September 11, 2008.
Mrs. Peters was a member of the First Baptist Church in Philipsburg, PA and a member of the Christian Women of Philipsburg, PA.
She was employed as an office assistant during her working career; first, for the former Elliot Coal Company, Inc. of Osceola Mills, PA and then with Charles Navasky & Co. of Philipsburg, PA until her retirement. She was a graduate of the former Osceola Mills High School.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: a sister, Alice Ellis; five brothers, Milford, Austin, Leslie, Melvin and Donnie Carson; and a step-grandson Ronnie Heeman.
Mrs. Peters is survived by: two daughters, Deborah Cowfer of Birmingham, AL and Mindy Little & her husband Pat of Philipsburg, PA; a step-daughter, Susan Heeman of State College, PA; two sons George Sankey & his wife Rita of Osceola Mills, PA and Jeffrey Sankey & his wife Kathy of Buchanan MI; and a sister, Agatha “Markey” Kennedy & her husband Lester of (Frenchtown) Osceola Mills, PA. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, five step-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces & nephews.
The Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street in Philipsburg, PA; with Rev. Ted G. Seibert officiating. Burial will be at the Umbria Cemetery in Osceola Mills, PA.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home.
Friends may sign the guestbook at: beezerheathfh.com.