She was born February 15, 1931 in Hackensack, New Jersey, the daughter of the late Carl Peters and Mary Buble Peters.
Mary was employed as the Superior Court Secretary for the state of New Jersey.
She was a loving mother and grandmother. There are not enough words to express what she meant to everyone. Mary enjoyed life and cared for others like they were her own. She was a Fifth Initiate of Eckanar. We were all blessed to have her in our lives.
Mary is survived by her children: Marie Monica Gebert and husband Gary of Sterling, CT, Lotti Jean Clark and husband Larry Shaw of Ocean, NJ; son-in-law: Lester Lewis Smeijan of Barnegat, NJ; grandchildren: Thea Lonnette Marshall and husband Barry of Williamsville, Steven R. Clark of Wisconsin, Stacie Marie Clark-Violanzis and husband Robert of Barnegat, NJ; great grandchildren: Emma Jean Marshall and Leonidas Violanzis; brother; Carl Peters and wife Jo Anne of Westwood, NJ; several nieces and nephews; special friend Carroll “Pat” Davenport and lifetime friend Fran Reiman.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Eugene Wayne McLaughlin.