Lucille A (Cohen) Peterson

August 26, 1936 ~ September 16, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Lucille Peterson Obituary

Lucille A. (Cohen) Peterson, passed away on Saturday September 16th.  Lucille was born in the Bronx New York on August 26th 1936, the daughter of Jesse and Elizabeth (Rothstein) Cohen. She was raised in the Bronx, NY. She graduated from The High School of Music and Art. She was the devoted mother of Lisa, Manx and Neil. Lucille loved to dance, sing, create art, garden,and play piano. Lucille was also an amazing cook and a huge animal lover. She took In every stray animal she ever found in New York. (Sometimes she would find homes for them, more often they became family)

Her children and grandchildren were her biggest passion. Her love her them was obvious to anyone she met, as she bragged continuously about them all to anyone that would listen.

She had wide group of friends who became family as well. She loved hosting large parties for her friends and family. Often spending days reading recipes aloud to create fabulous meals for all.

If you met Lucille, you loved her. She had a way of connecting with everyone, everywhere.


She is survived by her children Lisa DeCobert of Malden, Manx Foster of New York and Neil Foster of Washington, her grandchildren Joshua Foster, Alice Foster, Geneva DeCobert and Zoe Garside and great grandson Aiden Wade Prado as well as many other family members and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Bob Peterson.


Please celebrate Lucille’s life in any way that gives you comfort, and that she would love. She would love for her friends and family to celebrate her life by creating some art, singing out loud (especially in public), dancing, going to see a play or dance theater, reading aloud from a cookbook (not online) and making a fabulous meal for family or friends, and spending wonderful quality time with those that you love.

Donations to The Alzheimer’s Association are greatly appreciated.

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