CLAYTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - Mr. Stewart P. Peters, 51, died on Saturday, June 8th, at his residence, where he was under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. Per his wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral, instead he wanted a Celebration of Life, that will be held Friday, June 14th, starting at 5pm, at the Watertown Elks Club.
Arrangements are with the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.
Stewart was born October 8th, 1967, in Gouverneur, the son of Stewart W. and Diane Jones Peters. He graduated from Watertown High School.
In his younger life he worked for a time at Renzi Bros. in Watertown, and then became a Correction Officer, where he retired in January of 2015, after 25 years.
He enjoyed deer and duck hunting, fishing, and going four-wheeling.
Stewart was a member of the Watertown Elks Club, the Sons of the American Legion Alexandria Bay Post, and also NYSCOPBA.
Surviving is his companion of 22 years, Laura Cupernal; one daughter and a son, Mikayla and Ian, both at home; his parents, Stewart and Diane of Chaumont; one sister, Nicole (Todd) Williams of Clayton; one brother, Aaron and his companion Susan Mayerle of Minnesota; one sister in law, Maggie, of Kansas; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
One brother, Noel (Aaron’s twin), died before him.
Donations can be made in his name to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham Street, Watertown, N.Y. 13601.
Condolences can be made at trjetty.com