Gary Dean Peters

Gary Dean Peters, 73, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. 

He was born January 16, 1947, in Green Castle, Pa, the son of the late Eugene Ralph and Violet Irene Stains Peters. 

Gary is survived by his wife Judith Wright Peters. They were united in marriage on December 25, 1966, at the St. Augustine Catholic Church.

Gary retired with 36 years from General Motors in Baltimore, MD.  He enjoyed the outdoors and watching the wildlife from his front porch, he enjoyed deer hunting and duck pin bowling. Spending time and making memories with his family was his favorite past time.

Gary is survived by five children: Sheila Thacker (Scott), Baltimore MD, Kristy Keller, Scott Peters (Stacey), Canton OH, Lindsay Peters, and Gage Peters, of Grafton; five grandchildren: Melissa Ayd (Justin), Debra Robson (Andrew), Laura Thacker, Sarah Peters, and Rachel Peters; five great-grandchildren: Hayley, Landon, Ryan, Gavin, and Hunter; one brother, Dennis Peters (Carol); three sisters: Sandra Thorn (William), Bridgeport, Donna Poling (Michael), Grafton, and Theresa Swisher (Chuck) Grafton; and by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by one brother Harold Peters, and two sisters: Nancy Pinnell and Shirley Johnson.

Friends may call at the Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave, Grafton, on Friday, August 14, 2020, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 6:30 p.m., at the funeral home on Friday.

The funeral liturgy for Gary will be held at Bartlett Funeral Home on Saturday August 15, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., with Father Binu Sebastian officiating.

Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Online condolences can be sent to the Peters family at

Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the Peters family.


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