Garner Funeral Service

10 Lawrence Ave, Potsdam, NY


Mary A. Peck

January 1, 1922March 22, 2020

Mrs. Mary Adele Peck, age 98 of Potsdam, NY passed away on March 22, 2020 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg, NY. Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service. Thoughts, memories and condolences can be shared @www.garnerfh.com. Burial will take place in the spring at Bayside Cemetery in Potsdam, NY and there will be service information available at a later date.

Born in Massena, New York to James A. Hunter and Mary E. Monck, Mary attended North Lawrence High School. After schooling, she was employed at the Alcoa Plant in Massena during WWII. She then worked at W. T. Grants as a floor technician and cashier. She finished her career at Lawrence Avenue Elementary School in Potsdam as a cashier.

In 1945 she met the love of her life, Harrison J. Peck Jr. They married in 1950 at the Methodist Church in Potsdam, NY and had 59 years of wedded bliss. They enjoyed making crafts together and having summer-long garage sales.

Mary was predeceased by her parents, seven sisters and five brothers, her husband Harrison, her daughter Connie McCarthy and her granddaughter Debbie Costa. She is survived by her granddaughter Michele Harrington (Rochester), her son in law David McCarthy (Hannawa Falls), 2 great grandchildren David Costa (Syracuse) and Lauren Costa (Rochester) and one great-great grandson, Jaxson Costa (Syracuse).

She is also survived by her goddaughter Kelly, husband Trevor D’Amour, their daughter Alex Sochia and several nieces and nephews. Also a very special niece, Melinda Chase and her husband Richard Chase and their 2 daughters, Addison and Makenna, whom she loved very much.

A heartfelt thank you to family and friends that were near and dear to her that took the time out of their busy lives, to spend quality time with her, to take her to lunch, to run her errands and to be there when she needed you most. Much love to you all.

Memorial donations can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society or a charity of one’s choice.


  • Potsdam Humane Society
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Regina Caswell

March 29, 2020

I will always treasure the times with Aunt Mary. It may have been a Christmas gathering at the Mayfield Community center, a chance meeting at a store or the annual garage sale. She was an amazing women that will be greatly missed by my family. Our thoughts and prayers are will you all.

Margie Scoville

March 27, 2020

So many Memories of this sweet lady ❤️She had a collections of different Solar Bubble heads and. We kept them going ❤️ Miss our time together 🌹 my thought and prayers to the family 🙏

Margie Scoville

Dana Peck

March 25, 2020

Aunt Mary,
You are going to be missed by everyone that new you.
I can remember coming up to your place at Mayfields to visit you and Uncle June. I'm going to miss those times.
May you R.I.P.
Dana Peck

Andrea Losey

March 24, 2020

My condolences to Mary’s family. For many years Jr and Mary took my widowed mother who lived in Crary Mills to get groceries, as she never drove. I will always remember how nice they were to go out of their way to take her. My thoughts and prayers are with you .