MILLSTONE VALLEY NEWS

Obituary for Judith A Peters

Judith Alleyne Peters of Belle Mead, NJ, passed away
​on Monday, February 26, 2018, at 65 years of age.


She leaves behind her mother, Dr. Janice Yates Peters, sister, Susan G. Peters, and brother in law, John James McDonald, aunt, Sallie Yates Box and uncle, Dr. Benton H. Box, and their family of Clemson, SC, and her family of many cousins and “borrowed sisters, brothers and cousins”. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robin D. Peters and father, Dr. Timothy V. Peters.

Judith Alleyne Peters was born March 5, 1952, in Hammond, LA. She was the first of three children born to Timothy V. Peters and Janice Yates Peters.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Tech University, and three Masters degrees: Textile Science from Virginia Tech, Business Administration from Columbia University, and Historical Preservation Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. While there, she, also, taught courses at the University of Pennsylvania.

Her studies and attention to detail prepared her for success in business. She worked for Allied Signal Corp (later became Honeywell), until she joined the family business (Peters Associates International, Inc.) as General Manager. After Peters Associates closed, she set up her own company, Peters Solutions, Inc. She worked in China as an entrepreneur under Peters Solutions as the General Manager of TLT.

Judy Peters was not only an employee of various companies. She, also, was involved in a number of volunteer projects. She was an active member of the Van Harlingen Historical Society, serving for the past four years as its president, and prior to that, serving on its board in lesser positions. She was well-known in Montgomery Township for her willingness to contribute to and work on neighborhood and other projects. She was a major contributor in the production of the film on: "Farming in New Jersey’s Millstone Valley: Past & Present.
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A memorial gathering and service will be Saturday, March 10, at the Hillsborough Funeral Home, 796 Route 206, Hillsborough, NJ 08844 from 2-4 pm, where all are welcome to attend, and share their memories of Judy with us. 

Her body will be cremated and her eyes and other usable organs will be donated to those in need. Judy had expressed her wish to be an organ donor. Letters of condolence may be sent to the Peters Family at P.O.Box 24, Flagtown, NJ 08821. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Judy’s memory may be made to the Van Harlingen Historical Society, P.O. Box 23, Belle Mead, NJ 08502.

Judy’s family appreciates your caring and friendship with her through the years. We hope you will be able to join us to celebrate her life with your memories.


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WALK AND ROLL


In 2017, MVPC proposed a Walk and Roll Event. During this event, Canal Road is closed from the Griggstown Causeway down to Route 518 in Franklin Township. Arranged with the kind support of the Franklin Township and other organizations, the road is closed to traffic from 10 AM through 4 PM ET. During this time, visitors are encouraged to bike, walk and roll down the Canal Road and enjoy the beautiful heritage that is the Millstone Valley!


2018 events are planned for second Sundays of the month in Summer:


Sunday, June 10

​Sunday, July 8

​Sunday, August 12

Millstone Valley Preservation Coalition
proudly presents a special preview evening of 

 "Farming in New Jersey’s Millstone Valley: Past & Present"


This 30-minute documentary film of local farming from Colonial Days to the present, illustrating the earliest roots of the farm-to-table movement in Central New Jersey.  

The film is produced and directed by award-winning father and son team Fred and Peter Frintrup. Screenplay by local historians Jessie Havens and the late Judy Peters. 

Preview evening will raise funds to support a world premiere in June. Hor d'Oeuvres, Cash Bar and Film Screening at Eno Terra Restaurant, Kingston. 
Grateful thanks to The Momo family and Eno Terra, The New Jersey/Somerset County Historical Partnership


March 29. 2018. 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Contact us at: barbaratenbroeke@gmail.com / 732 930.1776

Tickets here