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Leonard Peters


Leonard Marinus Peters, age 35, of East New Market, MD died early Thursday morning, July 22, 2010 where he was pronounced dead at Dorchester General Hospital, Cambridge, MD.

Born on January 31, 1975 in Dover, NJ, he was the biological son of the late Leonard Marinus Peters who died shortly after his son’s birth and Gail Ogle Peters Dawson of East New Market, MD. He was raised by his biological mother and step-father Melvin Allen Onsager of Norwich, CT. He is also the step-son of Kathy Onsager of Norwich, CT and Ray Dawson of East New Market, MD.

“Big L”, as he was known, was a graduate of Cherryville High School in Cherryville, North Carolina, Class of 1993.

While Big L was employed, he was an electrician for over ten years.

Big L enjoyed playing on the computer and video games. He enjoyed life and being a friend to anyone he met. He loved his family dearly.

Surviving besides his parents and step-parents is a maternal grandmother Catherine A. Thomas of Dover, NJ; paternal grandmother Irene Onsager of Stetsonville, WI; five children Larry Allen Bolen of Cherryville, NC, Jeremy Dallas Bolen of Cherryville, NC, Samantha Michelle Peters of East New Market, MD, Joseph Michael Pike of Cambridge, MD, Leonard Marinus Peters, Jr. of Cambridge, MD; a sister Sheila Ellen Bell of Hurlock, MD; a brother Edward David Peters and his wife Mandy of Hurlock, MD; five step-brothers; three aunts Linda Sieboth of NC, Penny Jane Burian and Kathy Barkman, both of New Jersey; two nieces Ashley Dawn Bell, Myra Ann Peters; three nephews Jordan Scott Bell, Zachary Edward Peters and Austin Roland Allen Greene.

Preceding him in death was his maternal grandfather Isaac Jesse Ogle; paternal grandfather Norman Onsager; an aunt Madeline Vanestenbridge; and uncle William Peters.

Funeral services, led by family and friends, will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 27th at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., where the family will receive friends two hours prior to the service. Cremation will follow and inurnment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to the funeral home to assist with the cost.


Tuesday July 27, 2010 , 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Tuesday July 27, 2010 , 1:00 PM at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

Facts Born: January 31, 1975
Death: July 22, 2010
Place of Death: Cambridge, MD USA

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Carla wingfield Big L was a good friend and he will be truly and sadly missed by everyone. 07/27/2010 Ben Poteat We are sorry to hear of your loss. May you find comfort in family and friends at this difficult time. The Bible gives hope that soon our Creator Jehovah God will end all suffering, pain and death and we have the hope of being reunited with our loved one that have passed away. (Revelation 21:4; Psalms 83:18) "Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out." (John 5:28,29 07/26/2010 Kathaleen Peters Barkman My dearest family, I am so sorry to hear about my newphew Len. I know it is a great loss when you love someone so dear to your heartand they are lost. He will be greatly missed, and my thoughts and prayers are with you. 07/25/2010 Tera VanEstenbridge Kolarcik My deepest sympathy are sent to the friends and family of my late cousin Len.. You will be greatly missed. 07/25/2010 Stevis & Donna Dawson Leonard I'm sorry to have to say good-bye to you so soon in your life! My loss is not only of a friend but, a brother, my favorite one. We miss you dearly and cherish our memories of you, we love you and may you rest in peace. Donna is quite lost without her best friend!!! love you much, Donna and Steve Dawson P.S.-Gone but, nerver to be forgotten!!! 07/23/2010

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