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Jonas Peterson
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Obituary for Jonas Peterson

Jonas Peterson, 85 of West Grove passed on April 13, 2018 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois F Peterson, with whom he was married to for 61 years.

He was born on April 17, 1932 in Poplar, NC. He was the son of the late Samuel and Tex Peterson and was the youngest of 13 children. Jonas worked for NVF Paper Company in Yorklyn, DE for over 30 years. He loved to play the guitar and sing gospel songs. He was a member of Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church. He was a loyal Phillies fan! He enjoyed whittling, listening to blue grass and was the best horseshoe player in Chester County.

He is survived by four daughters, Sheila Jo Peterson of Avondale, Joyce Peterson of
Hesperia, CA, Ima Jean Peterson of Avondale, Mary Lou Visser of North East, MD; one son, Jonas Peterson, Jr of West Grove, special friend of the family Ken Barker of Avondale; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; and one brother Charles Peterson of West Grove.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, April Burnett.

Funeral services will be held 11 am Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church, 303 W. Christine Rd. Nottingham, PA 19362.

Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Arrangements by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA.
Online condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.


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Nottingham Missionary Baptist Church

303 W Christine Road
Nottingham, Pennsylvania 19362

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