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Joseph Peck Jr.

July 27, 1928 - August 26, 2014

Joseph Arthur Peck Jr. July 27, 1928 – August 26, 2014 New Port Richey Florida ? Joseph Arthur Peck Jr., 86, of New Port Richey Florida passed away August 26, 2014 in the care of Hospice at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital. He was the loving husband of the late Bella (Gullberg) Peck. Born in Berlin Ct, he was the son of the late Joseph A. Peck Sr. and Hilda (Anderson) Peck. Joseph served in the U.S. Army during the Korean and Vietnam wars and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver and Bronze Stars, two Purple Hearts and was a decorated marksman. He was a member of the First National Stores Local 559 while living in CT. In 1982 Joseph moved to Veterans Village with his wife Bella. He was a member of the Civic Association and Homeowners Association of Veterans Village, Men?s Fellowship Community Congregational Church, DAV, & American Legion. He is survived by his son Joseph and his wife Debra of N. Franklin Ct, daughter Lillian Fester of New Port Richey, step daughters Janet and Eileen, his devoted and caring friend Sylvia Bovi, brother Lyman Peck, grandchildren Erica Fester, Angela Jacquith, Christopher Peck, Michelle Anderson, Harrison Formiglio, Anthony Formiglio and wife Michelle and three great granddaughters. He is predeceased by brothers Raymond and Arthur, sisters Esther and Mildred, step sons James & Charles Kelly. Calling hours will be Thursday, August 28, 2014, from 4:00 ? 6:00 p.m. at the Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home in New Port Richey Florida. Funeral service will be Friday August 29, 2014 at 1:00 Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest at Meadowlawn Memorial Gardens immediately following the service with full military honor

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Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Date: Friday, August 29, 2014

Time: 1:00 am

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