Elizabeth Maria Peters (van Alphen)

Published January 6, 2023

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Cornwall, Ontario, K6J 3S2
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Elizabeth Maria Peters (van Alphen)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Elizabeth on Thursday, December 29, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre, formerly of Riverdale Terrace and of Martintown. Wife of the late John T. Peters (2020). Born on July 17, 1927 in Gemert, the Netherlands to Johannes van Alphen and Gerarda Van Stiphout, second in a family of seven. She leaves to mourn her children John W. (Agathe), Garry (Marilyn), Theodore (Jayne),  Mary Ann (Rick Johnston) and Robert (Nancy), as well as one sister, Mieke in the Netherlands, one sister-inlaw, Christina Jans of Moose Creek, brothers-in law, Hen (Mariet), Toon, sisters-in-law, Nellie, Truus (Koos) of the Netherlands and Thea of Austria.
Loving Oma to Clayton, Garry Jr., Katherine, Patrick, Curtis, Daniel, Sheri-Lyn, Brianne, John M., Jean-Philip, Alexandra, Josh, Zack and Emilie. Super-Oma to 17 great-grandchildren. Tante Lies will also be remembered by many nieces and nephews both in Canada and the Netherlands. Predeceased by her son, Finley, parents, sisters Bertha and Jo, brothers Jan, Marinus, and Harrie.
Friends and family are welcome to visit at Wilson Funeral Home, 822 Pitt Street, Cornwall, Ont. on Friday, January 13, 2023 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at St. William’s Parish in Martintown, Ontario at 10 :30 a.m. Lunch to follow at the St. Andrew’s Church Hall in St. Andrews, Ontario.
The care given to Mom by the staff at the Mantle House of St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre was phenomenal and very much appreciated. Thank You! In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children’s Treatment Centre (Cornwall), St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre (Cornwall) or a charity of your choice. Thanks to everyone for their best wishes and condolences.