Obituary from Folsom Funeral Home:
Evelyn Marion (Jepson) Peterson, 96, of Norfolk, formerly of Dedham, died Sept. 22, 2013 at the Ellis Nursing Home in Norwood.
Evelyn was born July 3, 1917 in Boston, daughter of Berthel N. and Anna (Anderson) Jepson, immigrants from Scandinavia.
She was the wife of the late Eric H. Peterson, who predeceased her in 2006.
She was a graduate of Hyde Park High School, and worked for seven years as a secretary at the Dedham Middle School. Evelyn was a member of the Dedham Women’s Club, and a life member of the Covenant Congregational Church in Jamaica Plain.
Evelyn is survived by her three daughters Judith A. Kelly and her late husband John J. Jr. of Walpole, Elaine M. Peterson of Norfolk and Phyllis E. Dennehy and her husband Robert J. of Medfield; her three grandchildren Matthew Dennehy and his wife Siobhan of Medfield, Andrew Dennehy and his wife Elizabeth of Raynham, and Kristina Peters and her husband Shaun of Walpole; and five great grandchildren Keira, Julia, Aila, Elle and Sofia Dennehy.
A private graveside service will be held at Gethsemane Cemetery at a later date.
Contributions in Evelyn’s memory may be made to the Accessibility 101 Fund at the Covenant Congregational Church, 455 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 or to the charity of your choice.