Georgia Marie Peters Bruch, beloved wife, mother and friend, died on July 7, 2015 in Richmond, Va., following surgical complications. Born to George and Emma Peters on Jan. 26, 1928 in New Haven Conn., she graduated from Roosevelt Hospital, New York City as a registered nurse in 1950 and specialized in the field of ophthalmology.
She enjoyed her family, cooking, sewing, homemaking and was devoted to her church. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Alexandria, Va., and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Callao, Va.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Herbert W. Bruch USN CMDR (ret) of Reedville, Va.; children, Mark W. Bruch of Springfield, Va.; Amanda L. McNeil of Annapolis, Md.; Lindsley A. Murphy of Oak Hill, Va.; Eric P. Bruch (deceased) and John F. Bruch (deceased).
She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Eric, Jordan and Tyler; Matthew and Caroline; and Alison and Taylor, and one great grandchild, Michael.
Funeral services will be held on July 16, 2015, 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1717 Hampton Hall Road, Callao, VA 22435.