Love and memories last forever...
  • 66 years old
  • Born on July 24, 1949 .
  • Passed away on December 13, 2015 .

Linda M. Peterson (Nee Emmons), 66, of Bridgeton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones on December 13, 2015, at home.
Affectionately known as "Mom" and "Mrs. P.", Linda was a Godly person, always willing to tell people about the saving grace of Jesus. She was willing to help anyone, and was a sincere and honest person.  Those who were blessed to have met and known Linda would agree that their lives are better because of her.

Linda was the beloved wife for 36 years of Orville "Jack" Peterson.  She was the loving mother of Douglas S. Walsh Jr. and his wife Melinda, Stacy Walsh, John Walsh and his wife Stephanie, and Ashley. Devoted grandmother of Katelyn Walsh, Amber Arnold, Mikaela Walsh, John Jr., Joshua Walsh, Desiree Walsh and Haylie Walsh, great grandmother of Nathaniel, Adrianna, Mason and LiLianna. Linda was predeceased by her parents, Joseph Emmons and Pauline Nadeau, siblings Daniel Emmons and George Nadeau.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Diabetes Foundation or the American Cancer Society would be appreciated. 

Posted by Jeremy Smith on 15th September 2016
I miss you everyday. The pain hasn't let up since you left. I loved you like you were my mother. There wasn't a time I discounted your advice. Where I am now I'm not sure about a heaven. I hope it's real, and I hope your laughing with the angels. What I wouldn't do for one more hour with you. I love you.
Posted by Jack Peterson Sr. on 18th December 2015
Linda IMiss you so much you are mysoul mate forever.I LOVE YOU JACK
Posted by Dianna Walsh on 17th December 2015
I loved you from the very first time I met you because y made me feel special. Thats what you did for everyone. You genuinely cared for people. Your loving ways will be missed. Till we meet again sis.
Posted by Lisa Garrett on 16th December 2015
So sorry for John, Stacy and Doug to lose your mom when she was so young. You'll always remember the times with her and share the stories your children and grandchildren. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Elouise Williams on 16th December 2015
To a very strong woman,who will be missed. You gave me a very good friend in your son John,and your family. I don't know how words can express how much you sleep be missed,yet you will never be forgotten. Fly high will the rest of the angels, mom. Love Elouise Williams
Posted by Rebecca Petite on 16th December 2015
To mom Peterson. You will be missed so much. You and pop has been such a big part of my life. You know a lot of my secrets and you have helped me get through a lot of things. Including high school. If it wasn't for you and pop I wouldn't have completed it. I love you and miss you terribly. My love goes out to the whole family. Love guys and you are in my prayers. Love you all.
Posted by Santino Mcguire on 16th December 2015
To a very special woman, the one that's knows some of my secrets. She will always be in my heart and memories. I love you. My prayers are with you and your family. You will be missed.
Posted by Samuel Lively on 16th December 2015
John & Family, You have my deepest condolences on the loss of your mother. I have very fond memories of her as a neighbor and at BHS. She was always a caring, kind and considerate person. May she rest peacefully with the Lord. I pray that the Lord gives you peace and comfort during this time. My love to you and your family.
Posted by Shannon Wiltshire on 16th December 2015
John & Family, Sorry for your lost.. Please that the "Wiltshire Family" is praying for you and your family. We know that this is a very a difficult time but know that GOD will comfort you.
Posted by Michael Falzone on 16th December 2015
So sorry for your loss John. Your Mother sounded like a wonderful woman! Thinking of you and your family buddy.
Posted by Jill Leatherwood Miller on 16th December 2015
I remember her smile and laughter everyday when i went to school she always had great advise and always had my back RIP Momma
Posted by Stephanie Walsh on 16th December 2015
Mom you were and Angel on earth. Everyone you ever came in contact with you left a mark . Pop loved you more than life itself and would have given you the world if he could.Your children are a beautiful reminder of your legacy. Your grand babies are a vision of your tender love. Mrs Rainear was your side kick and dearest friend. You are now in the heavens with Mrs. Charap and Ginger flying high Mom you were a big part of my life since I was 17 years old . You and pop took me in and have loved me as one of your own. I will never forget that. Mom you have given me one of your greatest and precious gifts and I will always cherish him. In life we may not always agree but in the end we are family. You only wanted the best for us. Fly high with those Angeles. We love you and miss you
Posted by John Walsh on 16th December 2015
Mom, I miss you so much and it still hurts so much. Knowing that you lived your life loving the Lord and serving him makes it a little easier. I know the many people who you led to the Lord who proceeded your death were there to greet you at the Pearlie Gates right next to Jesus. You touched so many lives in the years you were alive and so many people were blessed by your presence and words of encouragement. Never being judgemental when you could have. Never being condescending or hurtful, only offering words of encouragement and positivity. This Christmas will be hard without you. But with the supportive family you helped to mold we will be just fine, holding hands and offering up prayers over our food. You were the center of it all and you will be missed by many. I love you Mom.

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