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Robert J. Peckey, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1933
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 2001
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA

PARENTS:
John J. Peckey, #103178937
Helen M. Peckey-Kliemann, #103183843

WIFE:
(2) Vera M. Norris Peckey
(1) Elizabeth A. Patterson Peckey

CHILDREN:
Robert J. Peckey, Jr.
Patricia A. Peckey Haga
Mary Ellen Peckey Hibbard
William J. Peckey, #100592960
Lawrence W. Peckey
John E. Peckey
James M. Peckey
William John Peckey
Sherry Craig Retzler (step-daughter)
Brian Keith Craig (step-son)

OBITUARY: (Published in the Charleston News & Courier on March 28, 2001)

Robert J. Peckey, Sr., age 68, of Ladson, SC, died at 12:05 p.m., Monday, March 26, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.

Born in Buffalo, NY on January 8, 1933, Mr. Peckey was raised and educated in Buffalo, NY. He served with the Buffalo, NY Police Department for many years, retiring in 1987.

In 1987, he moved to Ladson, SC where he began a second career with the MUSC Police Public Safety Division. Active in many community organizations, Mr. Peckey was a member of the Dorchester Masonic Lodge #369, Charleston Elks Lodge #242, Jessee Belle Shonk Order of the Eastern Star and the Charleston Fraternal Order of Police #5.

Beloved husband of Vera M. Norris Peckey; dear father of Patricia A. (William) Haga, Robert J. Jr. (Christine), Mary Ellen (Robert) Buckland, John E. (Mary Ann), Lawrence W. (Maria), James M. (Jill) and the late William J. Peckey I and William II; step-father of Sherry (Scott) Retzler and Brian (Susan) Craig; survived by 24 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; predeceased by one grandchild. Predeceased by his parents, John and Helen Peckey.

Calling hours from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2001, at the Nightengale Funeral Home, 1884 South Park Avenue, Buffalo, NY (near Tifft) where Masonic Services will be held Thursday evening at 6:45 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday morning, March 30 at 10 a.m. at Nightengale Funeral Home (Buffalo) with the Rev. William R. Bigelow officiating. Burial will take place in St. Matthew's Cemetery at the Garden of St. Luke, Gardenville, NY, Lot 147, Grave 2.

A memorial service is being planned in the Charleston area for a later date. 
 
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 Parents:
  John J. Peckey (1911 - 1960)
  Helen M. Baniewicz Peckey-Kliemann (1912 - 1994)
 
 Children:
  William J. Peckey (1961 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: If you have any info or pics to update this page, please email sherry.retzler@yahoo.com. Thx!
 
Burial:
Saint Matthews Cemetery
West Seneca
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Section: Garden of St. Luke; Lot 147, Grave 2
 
Created by: Sherry Craig Retzler
Record added: Apr 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89172348
Robert J. Peckey, Sr
Added by: Sherry Craig Retzler
 
Robert J. Peckey, Sr
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Robert J. Peckey, Sr
Added by: Sherry Craig Retzler
 
 
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Bob, you were a wonderful husband and father! I will always love you and miss you terribly! I pray Sport is keeping you company, your favorite driving buddy..REST IN PEACE my love!!!!!!!
- Vera Peckey
 Added: Jun. 11, 2012
We love and miss you, Pop! More than you'll ever know... ~Sherry (step-daughter)
- Sherry Craig Retzler
 Added: Apr. 26, 2012
 
 
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