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Jean Peters Ashton

Sep 14, 2012

Jean Peters Ashton

Jean Peters Ashton, 88, of Fort

Myers, passed away Sept. 9, 2012. She

was born Aug. 10, 1924, in New

Haven, Conn. She

moved to Lee County

in 2010 from

Woodbury, Conn.

She was preceded

in death by her husband

to whom she was

married 64 years,

Thomas V.W. Ashton,

who passed two years

ago, and her daughter

Mary Ashton-Taylor.

She was a member of St. Michael and

All Angels Episcopal Church in Sanibel.

Jean graduated in 1946 from William &

Mary with a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

She was a gifted painter, artist

and piano player. She was strong willed

and had a zest for life.

Left to cherish her memory are her

daughter, Sarah Ashton and her husband

Jim Metzler of Sanibel; cousin,

Margaret Pontious and her husband Jim

of Lakewood Ranch; and her beloved

cat, Sylvester.

There will be a memorial service on

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at 10 a.m. at

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal

Church on Sanibel Island.

Memorial contributions may be made

to Cypress Cove Resident Benevolent

Care Fund, 10200 Cypress Cove Drive,

Fort Myers, FL, 33908. Condolences

may be made on www.fortmyersmemorial.


Arrangements are under the direction

of Fort Myers Memorial Gardens

Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Blvd.,

Fort Myers, FL, 33907.