LAKE PLACID — John F. Peters passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on Friday, May 13, 2011, at Adirondack Medical Center-Uihlein in Lake Placid.
John was born on July 26, 1928, in Teaneck, N.J. John was a salesman at Enterprise Corrugated Container Corp. in Saddle Brook, N.J. for 30-plus years.
He was an avid golfer. He also had a great sense of humor and was known to tell jokes to just about anyone.
John raised two children with his late wife Gene in Allendale, N.J. John had spent the last 28 years residing in Lake Placid. Both he and Gene were frequent volunteers for the Olympic Regional Development Authority.
John is survived by his daughter, Diane M. Lopez; son, John R. Peters; granddaughter, Jessica M. Townsend; and great-grandson, Avery S. Townsend.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eugenia M. Peters, and sister, Claire Smith.
A graveside service will be held oat 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at the North Elba Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be sent to the National Stroke Association 9707 E. Easter Lane Suite B Centennial, CO 80112, or memorial donations can be made online at www.stroke.org.