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Thomas Peters, 67 – Loved Hunting and Fishing

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Thomas Peters, 67, of Mahanoy City, passed away Tuesday, January 28, peacefully, at his residence with his family by his side.

Thomas was born February 5, 1952, a son of the late Catherine (Honushefsky) and Thomas Peters.

He graduated from Mahanoy Area High School class of 1969.

He was a member of Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Mahanoy City.

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He worked for Hershey’s Chocolate Hazleton. He retired from there after 36 years in 2017.

He loved fishing and hunting and spending time outdoors. He was an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns and the Simpsons, and M.A.S.H.

He was the husband of Mary (Lesavage) Peters and just celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary.

Thomas is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Peters, of West Hazleton; a son, Timothy, husband of Shannon Peters, of Harrisburg; two sisters, Kathleen Peters, of Mahanoy City; Nancy, wife of Greg Saldukas West Hazleton.

He is also survived by nieces.

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A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Mahanoy City, PA, at 11 am with Rev. William Linchorst officiating.

Friends may call Friday from 10 am at Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish.

Interment private at convenience of the Family.


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