Nancy J. Peterson

“Beloved wife, mother,

and grandmother”


Nancy J. Peterson, 73, of

Steamburg, passed away

Saturday, April 6, 2013, in

Heritage Village, Gerry,

after a long illness.

Born May 31, 1939, in

Olean, she was a daughter

of Charles V. and Charlotte

V. Williams Tyler. On Aug.

15, 1957, in Allegany, she

married Francis N. “Pete”

Peterson, who survives.

Mrs. Peterson attended

school in California and


She was a member of the

Steamburg United Methodist

Church. She enjoyed

quilting, sewing, crocheting

and listening to gospel


Surviving besides her

husband are two sons: Jeffrey

A. (Diane) Peterson of

Streamwood, Ill., and Patrick

M. Peterson of Lake

Stevens, Wash.; four

grandchildren; three great-

-grandchildren; three brothers:

Charles R. Tyler of Olean,

Larry D. (Rita) Tyler of

California, and Gary L.

(Pamela) Tyler of Brazil;

and several nieces and


In addition to her

parents, Mrs. Peterson was

predeceased by a daughter,

Jennifer Monica Peterson.

Friends may call at the

Virgil L. Howard Funeral

Home, 118 South Union

St., Shinglehouse, Pa., on

Tuesday, April 9, 2013,

from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at

which time funeral services

will follow. Chaplain Sam

Shreffler of the Heritage

Ministries, Gerry, will

officiate. Burial will be in

Myrtle Cemetery, Myrtle,


In lieu of flowers,

memorials may be made to

the American Cancer Society,

Rochester Chapter,

1120 Goodman Street

South, Rochester, NY


A fond memory of Nancy

may be expressed at