Kimberly L. Peterson 1958-2014

NEWTON FALLS – Kimberly L. Peterson, 55, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Hospice House in Poland with her loving family by her side.

She was born March 7, 1958, in Youngstown, the daughter of Richard “Dick” and Viola “Vi” M. Kinnan Baily.

Kimberly has lived in Newton Falls since moving there in the second grade and graduated from Newton Falls High School in 1976.

She married the love of her life, Daniel Peterson, on Sept. 29, 1984.

She got a job working at her dream job. Not one with lots of money, but one with a great importance to her. Kimberly was a cafeteria helper for the Trumbull Career and Technical Center in Champion so she could work and be with the young students. Kimberly loved gardening and her animals.

Memories of Kimberly will be carried on by her husband, Daniel Peterson of Newton Falls; her mother, Vi Bailey of Newton Falls; a sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Pete Fraser of Austintown; and her sister, Kathy J. Will of Hilliard. She also has many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews whom she loved.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard “Dick” Bailey

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the James Funeral Home in Newton Falls, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Burial will be in Newton Falls Cemetery,

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, OH 44444, 330-872-5440.

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