John A. Peters, 95, of Jeannette died Sunday June 2, 2019 at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born December 1, 1923 in Jeannette, a son of the late Joseph and Rose (DiLecci) Peters. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Doris R. Peters, a son John J. Peters, 2 sisters and a brother. Prior to retirement he was a delivery driver for Getto Distributing and he worked for 26 years as a postal employee at the Jeannette Post Office. John proudly served in the U.S. Army, he was a WWII veteran serving in the European Theatre earning both a purple heart and a bronze star and was a member of the Jeannette American Legion Post #344 for 75 years, Arlington Sportmans and the Polish Brotherhood of the White Eagle. He is survived by his children Sandra D. Morgan of Harrison City, Allen L. Peters, Marc W. Peters (Marian) and Dorita R. Peters Guy (Thomas W.) all of Jeannette; sisters Viola Gavatorta and Helen McCready both of Jeannette, 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home, Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette. The Jeannette Combined Veterans will hold a service at 7PM in the funeral home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:30am with Pastor T.J. Kroll in the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow in Jeannette Memorial Park. To send online condolences visit www.mason-gelder.com.
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