Albert C. Peters, 81, veteran, accountant

October 05, 2004

Albert C. Peters, a retired accountant and former Salisbury resident, died of a heart attack Sept. 28 at a hospital in Lake Wales, Fla. He was 81.

A Baltimore native raised near Clifton Park, Mr. Peters was a 1941 graduate of City College. He was working as an expeditor at the old Glenn L. Martin Co. plant in Middle River when he was drafted into the Army Corps of Engineers.

He served during World War II with the Army's Specialized Training Program, was trained as a bombardier and ended his military stint in the medical corps.

After studying accounting at the old Baltimore Institute, he established an accounting practice in Baltimore. He moved to Salisbury in 1957, and worked there until retiring and moving to Lake Wales in 1994.

He enjoyed fishing and crabbing.

His marriage to the former Esther Wilson ended in divorce.

A memorial service was held Sunday.

Mr. Peters is survived by three daughters, Jeanette Peters Tolan of Bloomsburg, Pa.; Marie Zasadny of Kingman, Ariz., and Linda Peters Thomas of Salisbury; a brother, Henry L. Peters of Parkville; a sister, Edna M. Khalil of University Park; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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