OBITUARY

Carmen Marie Peckett

October 26, 1936October 12, 2020

Carmen Marie Peckett, 83 passed away on Monday October 12, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. We have peace knowing Carmen has joined her husband Robert E Peckett in heaven and will be dancing with him on their 60th Anniversary on October 15th.

Carmen was born on October 26, 1936 in Catana, Puerto Rico and at age 12 moved to New York to join her parents John Florit (deceased) and mother Andrea Florit (deceased). Born years later her brother John Florit Jr. (Cindy Florit) and sisters Yvonne Carpenter (Phil Carpenter), Susie Lozada (deceased). Carmen was a second mother to her siblings and learned quickly to speak English and help her Spanish only speaking parents with everyday activities. She had a career with the phone company in NY.

Carmen married the love of her life on October 15, 1960 and moved to Long Island, NY. They became a first time parent on September 14, 1966 to a daughter Ellen Peckett Lewis (Larry Lewis) followed by Patricia Peckett Heck (Joseph Heck), Colleen Peckett Bruce, Michele Peckett Purcell (Kevin Purcell).

Carmen and Robert moved to Port Charlotte, Florida in 1972 with their children and shortly after her parents, siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles all moved to Florida to keep the family close. Family has ALWAYS been the most important thing in life to them.

She will be missed dearly by all, especially her many grand children, great granddaughter, nieces and nephews.

Service will be held at Kays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Home at 2405 Harbor Blvd Port Charlotte, FL on Wednesday October 14, 2020 at 3:30pm

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020

  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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