Louise K. Peck
- May 8, 1921 - March 15, 2012
- Shushan, New York
of Louise's Passing
Shushan United Presbyterian Church
Shushan, NY 12873
Shushan Volunteer Fire Dept.
Shushan, NY 12873
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“Louise Peck and I became friends as she attended the United Presbyterian Church of Shushan faithfully. Some evenings I would stop over at her house...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Peggy McLenithan - Cambridge, NY
“LOUISE WAS A VEAR NICE PERSON SHE WELL BE MISSED FROM JENNIFER PUSHEE
2 of 19 | Posted by: jennifer - salem, NY - frined
“I am deeply saddened with the loss of miss Louis Peck. Louis was a very good friend of my grandmother Pauline Quackenbush. I myself have some vague...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Desiree Walizer - cambridge, NY
“Dear Karen, Jane and Family,
I have many nice memories of Miss Peck at S.W.A., not that I was ever in the principle's office. I wonder how many...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Butch Gilchrest - Shushan
“What can you say about about a great lady, She always said hi when you saw her in Shushan. You would always count on her smile when you saw her in...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Maryetta Falkenbury - Newburg , ND
“What a lovely lady who had the kindest and sweetest heart!! At school, she was always there to help ya if you had a question or problem. I can still...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Colleen Priest
“Louise was an amazing person. She was the soft-spoken, lovely lady, who knew all the inner workings of the school. It was said that Louise was the...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Rose Mary Sheffield - Salem, NY
“What a lovely women. I enjoyed the privilege of knowing her. Rest in peace.
8 of 19 | Posted by: audrey mcshane - greenwich, NY
“I remember Miss Peck in many ways. When I was sent to the office when I was a student, Louise had to watch me as I sat on that hard bench in the...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: frank green - stockbridge,, VT
“I worked after school in the office with Miss Peck my last 2 yrs I was in high school. I helped with whatever jobs she needed me to do; I...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Dianne Beattie - VT
“What an absolutely wonderful human being!! God Bless Her, she earned her "WINGS" for soooo many years!!!! May she rest in Peace. Have always thought...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Lori Bishop - Granville, NY
“I have great memories of Louise; she was so dedicated to SWA. I will never forget the huge assembly for her on Louise Peck day when she retired.
12 of 19 | Posted by: nanette waite - greenwich, NY
“You cannot talk about SWA without thinking of Miss Peck in the front office...always a calm supportive person that really "ran" the school..May she...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Rose Hartney Bridges - NY
“The Flint family will always rememberi Miss Peck, her warm manner and the wonderful job she did when she worked with our father at SWA. The image...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Nancy Flint-Budde - Friend
“Miss Peck was such a helpful and caring person she was not just a secratary she knew the inner workings of salem school and would arrive early and...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Becky Potter
“I'm sorry to hear of Miss Peck's passing. It brought back so many memories just to hear her name. She was out front for Mr. Streeter and would...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Carol Coffinger - Boca Raton, FL
“She was one of a kind & a great part of Washington Academy. You can't think of S.W.A. & not have "Miss Peck" in that memory. A kind, wonderful woman...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Jean Conety McMorris
“Mr. Streeter, Miss Peck, and Coach Kana ran Washington Academy when I was in school, with Miss Peck being the approachable and kind one. And she...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Joyce Getty - Salem, NY
“I can remember Miss Peck always being in the front office.If you needed to call home you went to the office to use the phone.If you couldnt go...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: JoAnne Lourie Dougherty - SC
Shushan, NY-Louise K. Peck, 90, of Shushan, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, March 15, 2012 at the Hoosick Falls Health Center. Born May 8, 1921 in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Edna (Nelson) Peck. Louise was a 1939 graduate of Salem Washington Academy and attended Bryant College in Providence, RI earning a degree in Secretarial Science in 1941. When Louise finished college, she went to work at Salem Washington Academy in Salem as a secretary. Louise worked at the school for 44 years retiring in 1985. When Louise retired, the school named a day Louise Peck Day in her honor where she spent time with her co-workers and the many students she came across over the years. Louise was delighted to have this day honored in her name. Following her retirement, Louise traveled throughout the world. She also wrote the Shushan news for the Salem Press for many years until the age of 89.
Louise had lived in her home in Shushan since she was eight years old and was a longtime active member of the Shushan United Presbyterian Church where she had served as an Elder.
Louise is survived by a brother, Robert Peck of Ridge, Long island; three nieces, Kathy Contegni of Miller Place, Long Island, Jane Phelps of Shushan and Karen Hall of Cambridge; a nephew, Jeffrey Peck of Greenwich. She is also survived by one great niece and three great nephews, Charles Phelps, Paul Phelps, Christopher Contegni and Laura Contegni.
In addition to her parents, Louise was also predeceased by a sister, Charlotte Cramer and a nephew, Timothy Cramer.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Shushan United Presbyterian Church, County Route 64, Shushan with Rev. Jeff Palmer officiating. Interment will be at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge.
Those who to remember Louise in a special way may make memorial contributions in her name to the Shushan United Presbyterian Church, Shushan, NY 12873 or Shushan Fire Department, Shushan, NY 12873.
Those who wish to remember Louise in a special way may make memorial contributions in her name to the Shushan United Presbyterian Church, Shushan, NY 12873 or Shushan Fire Department, Shushan, NY 12873.