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Charles Peters

Charles Peters, 87, of River Road, Snye, passed away at his home on January 7, 2024 with his loving family by his side.

Charlie was born on July 5, 1936, in Akwesasne, the son of the late John D. and Theresa (Seymour) Peters. He attended Snye Schools and later married Genevieve Back on July 4, 1970 at St. Regis Catholic Church. Charles worked as an Iron Worker in the Local 440 for 40 years. He enjoyed being on the water, boating, working outdoors and watching Western movies.

Charles is survived by his wife, Genevieve; his daughter, Caroline Peters of Snye; a grandson, Anatariio Gibson; a granddaughter, Miia Oakes; a great granddaughter, Genevieve Gibson; three sisters, Harriett White of Sugar Bush Island, Rita Peters of Snye and Julia (Rocky) Jacobs of Hogansburg.

He was predeceased by three brothers, Levi, Dick and Joe Peters, two sisters, Sarah Mitchell and Josephine Lazore.

Friends and family may call at Akwesasne Homemakers on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 from 1:00 pm until Friday at 9:30 am. A Funeral service will be held on Friday, 11:00 am at the St. Regis Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the family cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Charlie's memory may be made to Akwesasne Homemakers or St. Regis Catholic Church.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Donaldson Funeral Home in Massena where memories and condolences may be shared online at http://www.donaldsonfh.com


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