Shontae Montique Peterson, 21, of Coatesville, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2008.Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of Eugene A. Peterson and Betsy M. Taggart-Branch.
She was a graduate of Coatesville Area Senior High School and also graduated from Harcum College with a degree in interior design.
As a child, she attended Sunday school at the First Baptist Church of Bernardtown in South Coatesville.
She enjoyed shopping, abstract art design and reading. She was very fashionable and loved to spend time with her cousins.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her surrogate father, Richard Branch; one brother, Eugene Peterson Jr.; Latefah Waller of Fort Raleigh, Kansas; maternal grandmother, Virginia Taggart; paternal grandparents, Alice and Donald Roberts; godmothers, Cindy Hazard and Lisa Jenkins; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.