Rebecca PeckName: Rebecca Peck
Date of Death: January 19, 2014
Age at death: 91
Rebecca Peck, 91, passed away on January 19th after a long illness. Born in Clearwater Florida, and raised partly in Nashville, she was a longtime resident of Bradenton and was a retired schoolteacher and artist. She received her Master’s degree at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University in Industrial Arts and volunteered with the Red Cross during WWII. Becky was a past president, and member of the Manatee Art League for many years as a gifted and creative sculptor and sumi painter. She loved to travel and sailed with her late husband Douglas Peck to many places including Mexico, the Bahamas, Bermuda and the eastern seaboard of the US on the “Gooney Bird”. “Coach” Peck was a Physical Education teacher at Ballad Elementary 19 years. She had many friends and kept in touch with her college buds to the very end. She is survived by daughter Dorothy Peck, son Douglas Peck and his wife Kathy and 3 grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life for Doug and Becky is planned at a later date. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com.