Martigar Peters

October 10, 1975 ‒ May 14, 2017

Centerburg, Ohio
Formerly of Ottawa, Ontario

Martigar Peters, age 41, of Centerburg and formerly of Ottawa, Ontario Canada died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at The James-OSU Hospital.

She was born in Port Au Prince, Haiti on October 10, 1975 the daughter of Louis-Alexi David and Andréna Joseph.

Martigar was a graduate La Cité collégiale in Ottawa and more recently worked as a Registered Nurse for Specialty Select Hospital in Columbus.  She enjoyed spending time at the gym and shopping.

She will be missed by her husband, Eric, they were married in 2004; their son Sheldon; her parents; and her brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Monday May 22, 2017 at 3 PM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.  Friends may call on the family from 1 PM until the time of the service.  Additional services and the committal service will take place in Ottawa, Ontario.

Memorial contributions may be made to Haitian Relief at and The James Cancer Hospital at .

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Martigar’s family.  Special memories and condolences can be expressed to them at .

  • My deepest condolences. I worked with her at Select. She will be missed. My prayers are with you.

  • What a shock? I cannot believe you are no more with us…… I was hoping to hear positive news when picked the phone to dial your husband, but………May God rest your soul in peace. You will forever be missed . Select specialty (2west) is empty without you. Rest in peace my dear friend.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with her at Select. She was such a bright light and a great nurse. Prayers and love to your family. You are truly missed. I’m blessed to have known you and been your friend.

  • I worked with her at Select such a bright light and wonderful nurse. I send my deepest condolences and heart felt prayers🙏

  • Life lost so young is always a tragedy…. Your kind spirit, thoughtfulness and your smile will not be forgotten. Rest in peace Marti….

  • Eric,
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences on loss of your beloved wife.
    Marti was a wonderful wife and mother and will be missed.
    Please stay strong as we are with you!

  • What a shock when Eric called to tell me the sad news of Marti’s passing. My heart is broken for Eric and Sheldon. We were neighbors in Centerburg and then when we moved we remained friends. Special memories of the happier times…bless you Eric and Sheldon. Marti was a special person…she will be missed by so many.

  • Dear Eric, Sheldon and Family,

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your lovely Marti.
    My thoughts are with you during this incredibly sad time.
    Hold each other tight and remember her fondly.

  • So sorry to hear this news of Martigars passing, she will be missed… My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends

  • Martigar my dear friend, you will be missed tremendously. I enjoyed every moment working with you at Select. May Your gentle soul Rest In Peace. I pray and send my deepest condolences to your family, especially your son. May God comfort him during this difficult time. He now has another Angel watching over him.

  • I enjoyed working with Martigar so much at Select. She will be missed! My condolences to your family at this time.

  • Eric and Sheldon you are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if we can assist with Sheldon in any way. We are here for you.
    Kris and Jim and Kaylinn

  • Sending prayers and love to Martigar family. I use to work with Martigar and she was a wonderful nurse and work friend. So sorry to hear that such a beautiful soul has left us. We all know you made it to heaven to become our angel. Farewell friend xoxo

  • Eric and Sheldon,
    We just heard about this tonight​. Our hearts are broken for you. I wish there were words that would the pain of your loss. Just know you are not alone as move through this.
    Our thoughts and prayers,
    Bethany, Bart, and Caiden Moody

  • I am So sad to learn of the sudden loss of life of a dear , sweet person, whom I regarded as a friend. Martigar, with Such a beautiful smile , warm and kind spirit. My CoWorker , she always wanted to know, if I were okay during my own health Challenge. May your soul rest with Our Heavenly Father. May God keep your family in a place where they are comforted……….Janet RN

  • Eric, Sheldon so very sorry to hear of you loss. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you.

  • Eric and Sheldon,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your wife and mother! If there is anything we can do for you, please let us know! You are in our thought and prayers.

  • So sad. I cannot believe she is gone so soon. I was fortunate to work with her on the 8th of May night shift and had a brief interaction towards ending of the shift at Select Hospital.Little did I know it would be my last moment with her. May God grant her eternal rest. May God also strengthen her loved ones.

  • Eric,
    My heart goes out to you and Sheldon. We are all shocked to hear this tragic news. Please know you both are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if you need anything. Peace be with you both.

  • Eric
    On behalf of Nicole and myself ,please accept our sincerest condolences to you ,Sheldon and your family. My you find peace and comfort in the days ahead.