RIP: James W. Peters, ’65

In your prayers, please remember the soul of James W. Peters, ’65.

Peters, James W.

James W. Peters was born August 27, 1947 and left us on July1, 2021.  He was the son of the late Edward and Dorothy(Roinick) Peters. He graduated from McQuaid High School in 1965 and Fordham University in 1969.  He married the love of his life Janet Wood in 1974.  They Moved to Hernando in 2011.

Jim was an avid perennial gardener raising over 500 varieties in his RI gardens that included over 200 varieties of daylilies. Starting with a blank slate when coming to Florida in 2011 he began studying southern gardening and has filled most of his 1/4 acre yard with perennials, shrubs,palms and fruit trees.

He worked as a hospital system Communications and Public Affairs executive in Waterville, ME. Sacramento, CA and Providence, RI. He co-authored the book The Nature of Health:  How America Lost, and,Can Regain,A Basic Human Value.

In addition to his wife Janet he is survived by his brother Mark Peters, of Greene, NY, his daughter Alicia Wood Peters, PhD (Tara Cacciola) of Portland, ME, his son Geoffrey E. Peters(Tina Peters) of Smithfield, RI, granddaughters Kleio and Everett of Portland, ME and grandsons Ronnie, Danny and Mason of Smithfield, RI. Brother-in-law Don Wood(Kathy0 of Cincinnati, OH and many nieces,nephews, grand nieces and nephews.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the Mercy of God, rest in peace.

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