Nancy Peterson

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On Thursday, October 1, 2020, Nancy Myers Peterson of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL passed away at age 89. Nancy was born on January 6, 1931 in Steubenville, OH to the late George A. Myers and Anna Marie Griffith. She graduated from Steubenville HS in 1947. She was a proud Delta Zeta at Miami University in Oxford, OH, and she graduated in 1951 with a B.A. degree in English.

On February 3, 1951, she married her high school sweetheart, Ken Peterson. She and Ken raised two daughters, Beth and Amy. She was mostly a homemaker but worked in banking and substitute teaching. She served on the Board of Directors at Ohio Valley Hospital for many years. She and Ken lived many happy years in Steubenville as well as Naples, FL and later in Jacksonville, FL to be near their daughter, Amy.

Nancy loved to golf, entertain her many friends and family, garden, ikebana, books, and crossword puzzles. She even had a hole in one at the Steubenville Country Club. She was a tall, classy lady with a great sense of style.

Nancy was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Myers Peterson, and her husband, Ken, of 64 years.

She is survived by her daughters, Beth Peterson of Charlotte, NC and Amy Peterson of Jacksonville Beach, FL. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on November 10, 2020 at First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Hospice of NE Florida at www.communityhospice.com or Alzheimer’s Association at www.ALZ.org.