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 Carolyn Mary “Carol” <I>Earnshaw</I> Peters

Carolyn Mary “Carol” Earnshaw Peters

Illinois, USA
Death 26 May 2002 (aged 77)
Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Sistersville, Tyler County, West Virginia, USA
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Carolyn Peters

Carolyn Mary Earnshaw Peters, loving wife and mother, died Sunday, May 26, 2002, in Scottsdale, Ariz. She was 77.

Carol, as known to her family and friends, was born to Ethel Bowers and F. Steele Earnshaw, Jan. 29, 1925, in Lemont, Ill. A few years later, they established their family home in Moundsville, W.Va. In 1947, she graduated from West Virginia University and taught high school English. Carol was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and the Junior League of Wheeling. On April 10, 1950, she married Harry Peters. Just two years ago, Carol and Harry celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Carol demonstrated a special interest and commitment to preserving the historical integrity of Sistersville. She chaired the board of restoration in its oversight responsibilities for restoring the city hall in Sistersville. She also worked with the National Historic Trust to designate Sistersville, as a historical district on the National Register.

Carol was an active member in the altar guild of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church. In recent years, Carol enjoyed living in both Scottsdale, Ariz. and Vienna.

Her husband, Harry survives her, and also her daughter, Ellen Schiller; and grandson, Matthew Schiller, who live in Bethesda, Md.

Her brother, Jim Earnshaw, preceded her in death.

The family will receive friends at the Myers Funeral Home Sunday, June 2, 2002 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and for the rosary at 7:30 p.m. The funeral mass will be held at the Holy Rosary Church 11 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2002, followed by a graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery. Either flowers may be sent to the Myers Funeral Home or contributions made to the West Virginia University Permanent Loyalty Foundation.

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel
30 May 2002

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  • Created by: Lockhart Stockdale
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101027456
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carolyn Mary “Carol” Earnshaw Peters (29 Jan 1925–26 May 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101027456, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Sistersville, Tyler County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Lockhart Stockdale (contributor 47030357) .