Patricia Jane Peterson

May 14, 1944 ~ September 14, 2019 (age 75)


Patricia Jane “Patty” Peterson, 75, of Oakland, MD, died Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.

Born May 14, 1944, in Deer Park, MD, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mildred L. (Matthews) Peterson. She was also preceded in death by two uncles, Eugene and James Matthews and an aunt, Ivadine Cummings.

Patty worked at various jobs in the Oakland area in her lifetime. She loved her family and friends and her pets.

She is survived by one uncle, Donald Matthews, Oakland; numerous foster siblings; nieces, nephews, and cousins.

At her request, Patty will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Drive, Oakland, is in charge of her cremation arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to HART for Animals, 1265 Bumble Bee Road, Accident, MD 21520 or the Garrett County Humane Society, P.O. Box 115, Oakland, MD 21550.

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HART for Animals
P.O. Box 623, McHenry MD 21541

Garrett County Humane Society
P.O. Box 115, Oakland MD 21550

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