Kathleen L. “Kathy” Peck
Kathleen L. “Kathy” Peck, 66, of 29 West Main St., Panama, N.Y., passed away at 3:51 a.m. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, in her home.
An area resident for most of her life, she was born December 8, 1950, in Erie, Pa., a daughter of the late Donald A. and Lois A. Kalteis Seeley, Sr.
Kathy was a 1968 graduate of Sherman Central School and before retiring due to health complications was the secretary at the Panama United Methodist Church for 19 years. In previous years she had worked as a day care provider in her home.
She was a member of the Panama United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and took part in many special programs at the church. She was also a former cheerleading coach at Panama Central School.
She will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband, William H. “Bill” Peck, whom she married August 19, 1972, her children; Robert D. (Wendy) Peck of Ft. Ann, N.Y., Melissa D. (Glenn) Topolski of North Tonawanda, N.Y., Ryan E. (Jennifer Cross) Peck of Plattsburgh, N.Y., six grandchildren; Ian Ellsworth, Dylan Peck, both of Ft. Ann, N.Y., Marissa Topolski, Braden Topolski, both of North Tonawanda, N.Y., Shawn Hazen, Colin Cross both of Plattsburgh, N.Y., two sisters: Rebecca (Al) Dorr of North Tonawanda, Louann (James) Stephens of Williamsville, N.Y., and a broth-er Donald (Theresa) Seeley, Jr. of North East, Pa.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a niece, Amanda Stephens.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Panama United Methodist Church. The Rev. Steven Taylor, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Panama Union Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Panama United Methodist Church, 12 East Main St. Panama, NY 14767, the Panama Fire Department, 27 East Main St. Panama, NY 14767 or to Chautauqua County Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 West Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.
You may leave words of condolence to Kathy’s family at www.lindfuneralhome.com.