Lila Speer PetersMay 24, 2017
Lila Speer Peters, age, 56, of Bridgeport, wife of Robert Peters died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in her home. She was born August 28, 1960 in Bridgeport, the 10th of 13 children of Thomas and Kathleen Speer. She was a 1978 graduate of Central High School. She worked in retail management before focusing on her family. She was an avid fan of Motown music and the New York Mets. Lila will be remembered for her sharp wit, sarcastic sense of humor, gift of writing, hearty laugh, and sparkling green eyes. She was one of a kind and will be deeply missed. Survivors include her devoted husband of 31 years, Bobby Peters; two loving daughters, Alyssa Peters, of Bridgeport and Jenna Peters, of Huntington, MA; her mother Kathleen Maloney Speer, of Bridgeport; three brothers, Gregory Speer, of Bridgeport, Christopher Speer, of Stratford, James Speer of Trumbull; three sisters, Mary Speer, of Trumbull, Sharon Speer, of Queens, NY, and Kathleen Tyler and husband Chris, of Stratford; 19 nieces and nephews, and 17 great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her father, Thomas F. Speer; three brothers, William Speer, Thomas Speer, and Kevin Speer, and three sisters, Susan Speer Seganos, Diane Speer Farrell, and infant sister, Sharon Irene. Friends may greet the family on Tuesday at the Funeral Home from 4 to 7 pm. Burial services will be private.