Robert “Poopsy” Peters, 74, Mercer Street, Wilcox, died at home on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, after a short illness.
He was born May 17, 1938 in St. Marys, the son of the late George and Helen (McAlee) Peters.
He married Margaret "Maggie" (Zelt) and she preceded him in death in 2006.
He lived in Johnsonburg most of his life and was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School. He worked with the Johnsonburg Borough for 28 years and was a member of Holy Rosary Church and Central Hose Company. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by four children, Robert Peters, Jr. of Florida, Barbara Malobicky of Wilcox, William “Raz” Peters of Wilcox, and George Peters of Emporium; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Joanne Dragone of Johnsonburg.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Gloria Biarowski and Dorothy Liscinski.
Funeral services for Robert “Poopsy” Peters will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 at the Ubel Funeral Home, Johnsonburg, with Father David Wilson officiating.
Interment will be in Parklawn Memorial Gardens.
There will be no visitation.