Thomas E. Peters
Easton, PA- Thomas E. Peters, 85, died peacefully on Friday, March, 12, 2021 at the Gracedale Nursing Home in Nazareth, PA. Son of the late James and Florence Peters, Tom was born in Staten Island, NY and grew- up in Middlesex. He lived in Bridgewater, NJ before moving to Easton PA. Tom served from 1953-1956 in the United States Marine Corps. He was honorably discharged with rank of Sergeant. Tom was a computer programmer for HSBC Bank retiring in 2005. He was an avid reader and cook. He was a patriot who loved the outdoors, gardening and fishing and home improvements. Tom adored Cape Hatteras, NC in which he shared many memorable vacations with his family. He loved ballroom dancing and was fond of all kinds of music, especially jazz and swing. He is survived by his beloved wife of over 60 years, Mary C. (Baldassarre) Peters of Easton; children, Laura Rauhut and husband, Randy, Allyson Peters and husband, Chris Pienta; grandchildren, Ryan Rauhut and Renee Rauhut; sister, Jane Schmidt and husband, Charles of New Bern, NC. He was predeceased by his brothers, Charles Peters and James Peters. Visiting hours will be he held from 2-5 PM on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. A celebration of his life and sharing of words will be held at 4PM during the visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association by visiting www.ALS.org.
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