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Mary Katherine Peterson, 73, of Frostburg, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at her home.
Born Nov. 24, 1943, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of the late George Joseph and Mary Katherine (O'Brien) Egan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard L. Peterson (2013).
Mrs. Peterson worked hard and received her master's degree. She loved friends, family and Mr. Trump. Mary spent her pastime playing bingo and cribbage. Above all else her life revolved around family and being patriotic while supporting her military family.
Surviving are six children, Linda Broadwater and husband, Glenn; Gayle Raybould and husband, Clarence; Trish Harrison and husband, Jim; Mike Minick and wife, Evelyn; Maggie Arriola and husband, Richard; and Debbie Walch and husband, Chris; 28 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Peterson was cremated in accordance with her wishes.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
She will be interred with her husband in Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap.
In lieu of flowers, please send condolences to Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, MD 21532.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 25, 2017
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