David A. Peck, 67, of Old Forge passed away February 24, 2016, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester following a brief illness.
He was born October 9, 1948, in Carthage, NY, a son of Arthur and June (Sochia) Peck, and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Utica. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army in 1975 at the rank of SPC4. Dave was united in marriage to Paula Weiner on March 22, 1986, in Herkimer, NY.
Mr. Peck was employed by National Grid (formerly Niagara Mohawk) for nearly 42 years, retiring in 2010. He was a Service Representative, working for over 30 years from the Old Forge area.
He was a member of St. Bartholomew’s Church in Old Forge, and enjoyed his memberships in Covey-Pashley American Legion Post 893 and the Thendara Golf Club. In addition to golfing, Dave enjoyed bowling and woodworking.
In addition to his wife, Paula, he is survived by two sons, David, and his wife Beth, of Dryden, NY, and Michael, and his wife April, of Monroe, NC, and a daughter, Kimberly Peck, also of Monroe, NC; four grandchildren, Sean, Erin, Samson and Jared; a brother, Stephen Peck, and his wife Julie, of Beaver Falls, PA; and several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents.
Dave’s family would like to acknowledge the kind and compassionate care given to Dave by Dr. Thomas Socash and the office staff at the Health Center, and the entire staff at Strong Memorial Hospital. The professional and competent care rendered by the Old Forge Ambulance personnel is also acknowledged.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 103 Crosby Blvd., Old Forge. Calling hours will be Friday, April 8, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, 128 Fern Ave., Old Forge.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a contribution in Dave’s memory to Covey-Pashley American Legion Post 893, P.O. Box 893, Old Forge, NY 13420 or the Old Forge Ambulance, P.O. Box 1170, Old Forge, NY 13420. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online messages of sympathy may be left at www.dfwefh.com.