Kathleen Peterson

Peterson, Kathleen (Miguel) 58, passed away peacefully at Rhode Island Hospital Thursday November 1, 2012. She was the beloved mother of Kerri Peterson, Kelli (Peterson) Dutra and the mother-in-law of Steven Dutra. She was the loving grandmother of Cameron and Blake Dutra, daughter of Manuel Miguel and the late Cecelia (Fonseca) Miguel, sister of Edward Miguel, Lorraine Carbone, Manuel Miguel Jr., Annmarie Carroll, and Paula Wickham. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday at 7:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Visitation will take place two hours before the service from 5:00-7:00pm.

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Rhonda Wilbon - 11/02/2012

Kelli, I am sorry to hear this. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kerri Peterson - 11/03/2012

Mom, you are finally in peace. You fought a long hard fight. You are the strongest and bravest woman I know. You didn't even realize how much you touched people's lives, even those who never personally met you. You truly are an inspiration. Some things I have learned from you. Fight for what truly matters and never give up. Have a sense of humor. Give love and be loved. Keep your head high and stay strong because with determination anything is possible. I am a strong woman because of you and all that I have learned from you. Mom, you have and always will be my inspiration and motivation to persevere. You may not be physically with me but you will live on in my heart and soul. Thank you mom for always fighting for me. Please know, I am at peace with you knowing that you are finally able to rest. I love you and miss you more than words can express. Rest beautiful Mommy xoxo

Cindy Lemay - 11/03/2012

To my Forever Friend.... You have face all life's challenger with dignity... spunk and grace! Your sprit will be passed on for generations. Our friendship will continue in another place at another time! My thoughts and prayers go out to your girls.... there family's your family and friends, Cindy

Tracy and Tim Corcoran - 11/03/2012

We are so sorry for your loss. Kathy was a very special woman.

Donna Pace - 11/03/2012

I am so sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure caring for her. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless

Brad Weaver - 11/03/2012

Every day, I am amazed by your strength. At what you have done with what was handed to you in life. I thank you for letting me be part of that life, to experience your sense of humor, to enjoy a ball game and most importantly for instilling your fight and spirit in Kerri. She is as special as you are, and I look forward to every day with her. I hope you may now rest in peace, but we all know you'll be dancing in the heavens. Love Brad, xoxo

Leslie Spiars - 11/04/2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Miguel family. We had such fun growing up and I remember how brave Kathy was when life changed for her. I am so sad for your loss and so thankful for your memories and for Kathy's peace.

Lorie.xoxox - 11/04/2012

I'm Free
Dont't grieve for me, for now I'm free
I'm following the path God laid for me
I took God's hand when I heard the call
I turned my back and left it all.

I could not stay another day
To laugh, to love to work or play
Task, left undone must stay that way
I found that place at the close of day.

If my parting has left a void
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
Ah yes, these thing, I to will miss.

Be not burdened with times of sorrow
I wish you the sunshine of tommorow.
My life's been full, I savored much
Good friens, good times, a loved one' touch.

Perhaps my times seemd all too brief
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief
Lift up your heart and share with me
God wanted me now, God set me free.

Kathy, You were so strong I can only with I had your strenth, for I am going to need it to make it threw without you. You were not only my sister, you were my best friend. I will miss you dearly and you are forever in my heart. I LOVE YOU KATHY. Bye for now, till we meet again.

Jeanine Estrella - 11/04/2012

My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. I think of you and smile. I hold in my heart our memories. Rest in peace my friend.

Manny - 11/04/2012

Until we meet again I shall miss you. However, I will always celebrate the life you were able to have and share with us. You spent more than half your life confined to a Wheelchair or bed and yet you carried on living a life most people can only dream. So while I'm sad that you physically left us, I celebrate all the life we had and will continue to have in the next journey. With everlasting love. Manny

Rick, Deb, Kim & Katie Davies - 11/04/2012

We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Kelli and Kerri and to their families.

Marsha & Linda - 11/05/2012

Our deepest sympathy We will never forget how Kathy watched out for our dear Hazel. They are probably dancing up in heaven...free from pain or worry.

Nancy 11/05/2012 - 11/05/2012

I feel as if I knew Kathy through Kerri. Kathy was a true dancer.
My prayers and thoughts are with Kerri and family.

Edward Fonseca - 11/05/2012

Our prayers go out to the family Kathy truly was a special woman with an attitude of gratefullness and fortitude.

Patti & Roland Barrett - 11/05/2012

Kerri, Our sincere sympathy to you and your family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. You now will have an angel watching over you. Your mom is at peace.

Judith ( Case) Caldamone - 11/06/2012

AnnMarie and your family, I am truly sorry to hear of Kathy's passing. She was and inspiration to so many, as to how to live your life, even through tragedy. Her bonds to her life in a wheelchair have been forever broken, may she now dance with the Angels. Keeping you all close in thought and prayer...

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