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Emily I. Peters

March 20, 1999 ~ May 21, 2019 (age 20)


Emily I. Peters, 20 of Mt. Pleasant, died early Tuesday morning, May 21, 2019, in the comfort of her home, with her loving family by her side, after a courageous battle with Metastatic Osteosarcoma.

She was born March 20, 1999, in Mt. Pleasant, daughter of Dean Peters of Scottdale and Janice VanSickle Peters and her fiancé Sam Knopsnider of Mt. Pleasant.

Emily was a graduate of Southmoreland High School Class of 2017 and was also a graduate of New Stanton VoTech for Cosmetology. She was a member of the Southmoreland Marching Band, when she was in high school.

In addition to her parents, Emily is also survived by;

Her Brother:

Jakob Peters at home

Her Paternal Grandmother:

Caroline Peters of Scottdale  

Her Maternal Grandparents:

Ralph VanSickle of Acme

Christine Mill VanSickle of Acme

Her Aunt:

Linda VanSickle Moore and husband Michael of Acme

And Two Uncles:

Robert VanSickle of Acme

David Peters and wife Noelle DeMott of Indiana

Family and Friends are cordially invited to the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Friday from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8PM.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10 AM in the Funeral Home with Rev. Thaddeus Kaczmarek, presiding.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made in memory of Emily to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at

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