Charles A. Peters, 79

Jul 31, 2020

On Friday, July 17, 2020, Charles (Chuck/Chucky) A. Peters, of Dartmouth peacefully passed away at the age of 79, following a hard-fought battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family.

Born on Oct. 23, 1940 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, Charles was the son of the late Charles L. and Blanche E. (Baney) Peters. He grew up in Unionville, PA and was a graduate of Bald Eagle High School. He was proud to serve his country in the United States Navy from 1959-1963. Charles moved to the South Coast of Massachusetts in 1966, where he started a business and became the beloved husband of Jude (Boudreau) Peters, with whom he shared 35 years of marriage. The sole proprietor of Peters Plumbing and Heating Company, his career spanned over four decades.

In his free time, Charles loved to travel, ski, and swim at the New Bedford YMCA. He also loved playing his guitar and singing Elvis and Buddy Holly tunes. During winter months, his favorite place to be was his home in Clearwater, FL, where he spent much of his time biking and swimming.

Above all else, Charles cherished his time with his family and friends, both human and animal. He adored his cats and was seemingly loved by every animal that he encountered. Charles was a kind, compassionate man who will be deeply missed by all who were lucky enough to know him.

In addition to his wife, Charles also leaves behind two sons, Charles A. Peters II and his wife Donna, of Berkley, MA, and Christopher Allen Peters, of New Bedford, MA; his stepdaughter, Erin Tomasik, of Dartmouth, MA; his grandchildren, Charles Christopher Peters of Somerset, MA, and Baylee Cooper and her husband Jonathan, of Johnston, RI; his great-grandchildren, Layla, Lilly, and Charlie Peters; and his sisters, Clara G. Hillard, Virginia K. Hillard, Mary M. Beck, and Susan C. Peters, all of PA.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 12 p.m. in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd.

Visitation will be held prior from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for all to attend.

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