September 25, 1964 - June 11, 2018
Melissa Ann Holt Peterson, age 53, of Seaford, passed away on June 11, 2018 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, where she lost her battle to cancer. Melissa was born at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford on September 25, 1964. She is the daughter of the late James Holt, Sr., and Ruth Nichols Holt. Melissa was a stay at home mom for most of her life and dedicated her days to being a loving wife, mother, and wonderful homemaker. She loved her family to the fullest!! Her husband, kids and grandkids were the center of her world. In addition to her family she had a love of animals. This passion to care for all animals led her to work at the Caroline County Humane Society for four years. The last four years of her life, Melissa looked forward to go-cart racing season, where she loved to watch her husband, daughter, grandson, and brother-in-law race. She also looked forward to sitting with and talking with her sister-in-law Trish Peterson, whom was her very best friend. Her loved ones left to cherish her memory are her husband Lonnie Peterson, Sr.; son, Bobby Holt, daughter, Jessica Peterson, son, Lonnie Peterson, Jr., and his wife Amber, daughter, Makayla Peterson and son Vernon Davis. Her grandchildren; Damian, Dillion, Miariah, Lonnie III, (3 Pete), Sofia and Haleigh. Also left to cherish her memory are; her brother Bill and his wife Bonnie, Nancy and her late husband Burton, Sr., Jackie and his wife Susie, Timmy and his wife Michelle, and Fannie and her husband Mark. Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many other loved ones survive her. In addition to her parents, Melissa is preceded in death by her sister, Linda Short, and her brother, James "Bo" Holt, Jr. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Hannigan, Short, Disharoon Funeral Home, 700 West Street Laurel, DE. A viewing will be held at the funeral home from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Reverend Diane Melson will officiate. Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Seaford.
Melissa Ann Holt Peterson, age 53, of Seaford, passed away on June 11, 2018 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, where she lost her battle to cancer. Melissa was born at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford on September 25, 1964. She is the daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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