PETERSON, Carol Marie (Lanzing)
Born in Lansing, MI March 24, 1952, moved to Pinellas County at age four, and went to be with her Lord Jan. 2, 2018. She and Jon Duke Peterson, her husband of 43 years, were an inspiration to family and friends. They were married by Fr. LeRoy Lawson, first Dean of St. Peter’s Cathedral. Carol was a graduate of SPHS in 1970, where she met Jon as co-editor of the Yearbook. She graduated from SPJC and USF and practiced as a Registered Nurse for 45 years, where she brought care, comfort, and healing to countless others. She was active in Church, where she shared her Love of the Lord as a Sunday School teacher, Altar Guild member and Founder of the Sisters of Bede. In recent years, Carol continued her faith journey into her Catholic heritage with membership at Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle. Carol was predeceased by her parents William Martin Lanzing and Mary Cecelia Lanzing, nephew, Matthew Aaron Lanzing. She is survived by children, Ryan and Stephen Peterson, Sarah C. P. Shideler; grandchildren, Joseph Shideler, Christopher and Gabriel Edwards-Peterson, brothers-in-law, Eric Lang Peterson and William Peterson. The Lanzing family includes siblings, Michael, Patrick, Robert, Ann, Mary, Terrance, Andrew, and Kathleen; spouses, children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family wants to thank Hospice, our church family, and extended family friends. Please remember Carol with a donation to The Episcopal Church of St. Bede or to a favorite charity. The service, Epiphany, is dedicated to the Glory of God and to our beloved Carol who is surely singing with the Saints in Light. Visitation Friday, Jan. 5, 6-9 pm at Sorensen Funeral Home, services Saturday, Jan. 6, 1 pm, at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, 2500 16 St. N.