Minnie E. Peters

July 29, 1934July 30, 2013

Minnie E. Peters (Pelkey), 79 years old of Watkins Glen, NY passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at home. Minnie was born July 29, 1934 in Lawrenceville, PA to Clarence and Luella Pelkey. She has been married for 46 years to Norman Peters. Minnie died after a long battle of cancer. For many years, she enjoyed work as a waitress and even owned NOR-MINS Resturant in Watkins Glen. She worked for Curly’s Family Resturant where she met many folks and will be sadly missed, and finally retiring from Walmart. She was predeceased by her father, Clarence Pelkey; Step Father and Mother, Kenneth and Luella Fisher and brother, Ronald Fisher. Minnie is survived by her husband, Norman Peters; children, Steven (Nancy) Crout, Keith (Karen) Crout, Linette (Daryl) Vary, Anthony Peters, and William (Yolanda) Peters; Twelve Grandchildren; Twenty Great Grandchildren; brothers, Walter (Cindy) and Carl Fisher; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may call from 5 to 7pm on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Haughey-Wood Funeral Home, 119 Fifth St., Watkins Glen, where her funeral service will follow at 7pm with the Rev. Ann Campbell. Interment will be at the convenience of the family at Lakeview Cemetery in Watkins Glen. In leiu of flowers, memorials may be made in Minnie’s memory to Care First, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830 or to the American Cancer Society, 1801 W Water St., Suite B, Elmira, New York 14905.


  • Vistitaion Thursday, August 1, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 1, 2013

Minnie E. Peters

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Kenna Vary

January 17, 2014

Meema, i hope you're better in heaven. i know you're better off. from deep in my heart, i love you meema. Res In Peace Gramma <3

August 9, 2013

Bill, am very sorrt to hear about your mom passing, hope you are all ok and doing well at this.. Gene Waffle

Bev (Peters) Martin

August 8, 2013

Norm and Family~
We were so sorry to hear of Minnie's passing. She was "one in a million" for sure! She would do anything for anybody. We all shared some good times over the years, back in the day. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Keep your wonderful memories close and know we are thinking of you!
Bev, Brian and Karen

fay, mary vannordstrand

August 6, 2013

i am so sorry to hear of minnie passing. i worked with her at curlys . she was so sweet and nice. she will be missed by all who knew her. our thoughts and prayers to all of you.

Kenny Belanger

August 3, 2013

Minnie was such a very big hearted person, she will be sorely missed, condolences to the Peters family! With Love and Respects Kenny Belanger & Family!

Doug & Peggy Yaw

August 2, 2013

so sorry to hear about the loss of "aunt Minnie".

Philip & Sherry Mosher

August 1, 2013

AJ & Family
Sorry to hear about your Mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

August 1, 2013

Norm and Family, I used to work for Minnie at Nor-Mins (The Spa) many years ago. She was a wonderful lady to work for and to know. My condolences on your loss.
Helen Thingvoll, Asheville, NC

Barbara "Brown" Fisher

August 1, 2013

Norm and family, So sad to hear of Minnie passing. She was such a great person, kind and giving! Remembering the fine food she prepared on holidays and other family gatherings. My thoughts and many prayers are with you all. The Lord, family and fond memories will see you through! Love and God Bless!

August 1, 2013

We will miss Mom very much. She was one of the sweetest persons anyone could ever know. Love you Mom!!
Keith and Karen