Mary Helen Peterson\n\nAugust 18, 1939 - February 27, 2020\n\nMary was born in Harrison, West Virginia to Harvey Joseph and Helen Naomi Thompson. She grew up riding horses with her beloved grandfather Alfonso Stout (Fawny). She moved to Northern Virginia, married and had two daughters. She worked as a Human Resource Director for many years. After that she opened her own contracting business and had much success. Upon retirement Mary moved to North Myrtle Beach in South Carolina where she loved to dance and walk on the beach. Mary moved back to Virginia to be close to her family in October of 2019. She passed away with her two daughters by her side. \n\nPlease send expressions of sympathy in the form of a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.\nhttps://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html?sc_icid=home-btn-donate-now \n\nFavorite Things: Playing Tennis, Horseback Riding and Dancing\n\nSurvived by:\nPatricia Brasseur, Sister\nDonna Lynn Hasty, Daughter\nKimberly Jo Ryman, Daughter\nRichard Blake Hasty, Grandson\nTrevor Russell Hasty, Grandson\nAmanda Lynn Hasty, Granddaughter\nTracy Michelle Lupo, Niece\nMichael Edgar Brasseur, Nephew\n\nCELEBRATION OF LIFE:\nMarch 14, 2020 11:00 am\nOur Savior's Way Lutheran Church\n43115 Waxpool Road\nAshburn, VA 20148\nwww.oswlc.org\n\nPsalm 23\nThe Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.\nHe maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside still waters.\nHe restoreth my soul; he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake.\nYea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me.\nThy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.\nSurely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.