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Edward F. Peters Jr., engineer
Edward F. Peters Jr., engineer

Edward F. Peters Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel engineer and decorated Word War II veteran who landed at Normandy, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Timonium resident was 93. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the former Edith Foote, a homemaker, and Edward Peters Sr., a Crown Cork and Seal employee. As a child he lived on Dudley Avenue in Northeast Baltimore. He attended the Shrine of the Little Flower School and was a 1941 graduate of Polytechnic Institute. He then joined the old Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River and worked the night shift, where he helped build B-24 bombers. His son, Glenn E. Peters of Ellicott City, said his father...