SOPHIE MISKIEWICZ PETERS (AGE 71)

(1946 – 2017)

On Sunday, October 1, 2017, of Silver Spring, MD, beloved sister of Rosemarie Miskiewicz. Sophie graduated from Alliance College in Pennsylvania. She was a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority.

Majoring in Eastern European History, she attended Columbia University in New York where she earned a Master of Arts degree. She earned several other degrees and honors during her lifetime.

Fluent in the Polish language, she served as an escort-interpreter for the U.S. State Department for several years. She also served as translator for First Lady Barbara Bush when she and

President George H. W. Bush visited Poland in 1989. She was an active member of the Polish American Congress. She was married to Karl Peters for 13 years until his death in 2014. Sophie is

survived by Rosemarie and step-daughter Eva Peters. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at the Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD, on

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10:00am.