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Edmund R. Peck


Funeral services for Edmund R. “Bud” Peck, age 78 of Camillus, and recently Ogdensburg, will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Ogdensburg with Rev. Laurena Will officiating. Burial will be held privately with his family.

Calling hours will be held also on Wednesday, May 7, from12:00 to 2:00pm at The First Presbyterian Church.

Ed, also known as “Bud” to his family and friends, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014, under the care of his family and Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley.

Surviving are his children Jim Peck & his wife Naomi of PA, Mark Peck & his wife Karen of Camillus and Kelley Dettor and her husband Robert of Liverpool; sisters Hilda “Jane” Barr of Ogdensburg and Alice “Betsy” Slater of Tully; grandchildren James, Derek, Liam, Domenico, Jessica, Lindsay & Taylor; great-grandchildren Ethen and Alex along with several nieces, nephews & cousins.

He was predeceased by his wife Mary (Theimer) and brother Benjamin Peck.

Ed was born on February 13, 1936 in Ogdensburg, NY, to the late Edmund & Ruth (Wilson) Peck. He graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1953 and entered the US Army Reserves. He then continued his education at Clarkson University where he obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering.

Ed was employed with the NYS Department of Transportation for 37 years and worked on famous projects like the “Twin Bridges” in Ogdensburg and Route 81 construction to the border. He was a member of the Cranberry Lake Hunting Club, a Boy Scout leader, and Little League baseball coach. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time at the family camp on the St. Lawrence and playing “Oh Hell” with family and friends. He loved his dogs

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley; US Hwy 11; Potsdam, NY 13676. Condolences can be shared online at

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