Barbara Ann Peterson

Barbara Ann Peterson, 76, of North East, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday, September 11, 2017.

Barbara was a woman of great faith and enjoyed attending church. Her cherished family was a priority in her life. Barbara was a lover of animals and liked to watch Animal Planet. She also enjoyed a good game of bingo.

Barbara is survived by her children: AnnMarie Atkinson (Luckie); Lorne J. Peterson Jr. (Donna); Helen Peterson-Jackson (Ed); Charles Peterson (Michele); Joseph Peterson (Kailey); brother, Kenny Mortenson (Claire); sister, Ellen Mortenson (Maureen); and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lorne Peterson Sr.; parents, Lawrence and Annette Mortenson; and brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Mary Lou Mortenson.

A visitation will be held Thursday, September 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702, followed by a service in Celebration of Barbara’s life at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Food Bank of Delaware, 14 Garfield Way, Newark, DE 19713. For directions or to send an online condolence, visit:

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