Jean Peters Ashton, 88, of Fort
Myers, passed away Sept. 9, 2012. She
was born Aug. 10, 1924, in New
Jean Peters Ashton
Haven, Conn. She
moved to Lee County
in 2010 from
She was preceded
in death by her husband
to whom she was
married 64 years,
Thomas V.W. Ashton,
who passed two years
ago, and her daughter
She was a member of St. Michael and
All Angels Episcopal Church in Sanibel.
Jean graduated in 1946 from William &
Mary with a bachelor's degree in psychology.
She was a gifted painter, artist
and piano player. She was strong willed
and had a zest for life.
Left to cherish her memory are her
daughter, Sarah Ashton and her husband
Jim Metzler of Sanibel; cousin,
Margaret Pontious and her husband Jim
of Lakewood Ranch; and her beloved
There will be a memorial service on
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at 10 a.m. at
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal
Church on Sanibel Island.
Memorial contributions may be made
to Cypress Cove Resident Benevolent
Care Fund, 10200 Cypress Cove Drive,
Fort Myers, FL, 33908. Condolences
may be made on www.fortmyersmemorial.
Arrangements are under the direction
of Fort Myers Memorial Gardens
Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Blvd.,
Fort Myers, FL, 33907.