Marcelle W. Peterka, 101, Volunteer French Teacher At Mamaroneck School

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MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Marcelle W. Peterka of Mamaroneck died Dec. 19. She was 101.

Peterka was born in Belgium and came to America in 1946. She was active in her community as a member and past president of the Women's Club, and a supporter of The Girl Scouts of America. She was a volunteer French teacher in Mamaroneck school as well as a Sunday school teacher at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church.

Peterka is survived by her daughter, Christine Springer of Alexandria, Va.; and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Adolph.

A memorial gathering to honor Peterka’s life will be held Saturday, Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coxe and Graziano Funeral Home, 767 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Scholarship Fund of the Mamaroneck Women's Club.

For more information, please visit:  http://www.coxeandgraziano.com.

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