Sarah Grace Peck, 88, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at her home under the care of her family and Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley.
A funeral service will be held Friday, December 30th at 11:30 a.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur with Rev. William Hart, pastor of the Hermon United Methodist Church officiating and private burial in Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur.
Grace was born in North Gouverneur on April 22, 1923, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Gibson Gilbert. She attended North Gouverneur schools and graduated from Gouverneur High School.
Grace married James R. Peck on October 20, 1947 at the parsonage of the First Methodist Church in Gouverneur with Rev. Harold A. Thomas officiating. The couple operated a dairy farm in Fowler before moving in 1967 to their farm on the River Road in Richville.
Grace is survived by her husband, James; two sons, Roger and Janet Peck of Virginia, and Gilbert and Claire Peck of Richville; two daughters, Elizabeth and Charles Holland of Watertown and Elaine and Dennis Matthews of Hermon; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; a sister, Harriet Rayburn of Ogdensburg; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Gladys Cole and Mary Cougler; a brother, John Gilbert; and a half brother, George Gilbert.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US Highway 11, Potsdam, NY 13676.