Harold R. Peacey

March 24, 1920 - September 23, 2012
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Harold R. Peacey 92, A Member of the Greatest Generation, died Sunday, September 23, 2012, in the care and comfort of his home surrounded by his family. Born in Patterson, NJ March 24, 1920, son of the late Thomas and Agnes (Rankin) Peacey. Harold proudly served his country during World War II as a member of the Army Air Corps, attaining the rank of Corporal. He worked as a time study in production control for Avery-Dennison, and National Blank Book Company. He was an active member of Union Church of Christ, He was a member of their choir, supervisor of the Sunday School Program, a Deacon – Deacon Emeritus he was a member of the Brigham Lodge of Masons, and had served as its Master, and was the oldest living Past Master. Harold was also a past patron of the James W. Hannum Chapter 150 of the Order of the Eastern Star. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy E. (Gildersleeve) Peacey, a son Thomas Peacey of Ware, MA 2 daughters Carol Rodrigues and Diane Peacey of Ludlow. 9 Grandchildren and 6 great Grandchildren. Also survived by extended family members and friends. Sadly he was predeceased by a son David Peacey who died June 7, 1996.

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Funeral services celebrating his life will be Saturday, September 29, 2012, at the Union Church of Christ 51 Center St. (Funeral procession parking on Windsor St.) Ludlow with a Masonic Service at 1:30 followed by the Reverend Jeffrey Erb. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will follow in Island Pond Cemetery.

Island Pond Cemetery
Center Street
Ludlow, MA 1056

Union Church of Christ
51 Center Street
Ludlow, MA 1056


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Born: March 24, 1920
Died: September 23, 2012

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jerry Ann Foster Beckham posted on 1/1/15

I am so sorry I cannot be with you all at this time. Health problems have me in Birmingham, Alabama. Bennie was always special to all of our family. I used to go see him in the nursing home in Lecompte when he was there. He and Monkey were closer than cousins to Daddy and all his sisters, they felt like she was more of a sister. Love to all. Jerry Ann


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Stephanie Perkins posted on 1/1/15

I am so sorry to hear that Mr. Bennie has passed away. I took painting classes with Ms. Monkey and I loved her and Mr. Bennie so much. They were such wonderful, warm people and I think of them often. Everytime I pick up a paintbrush, I hear Ms. Monkey still teaching me or see her chewing on her paintbrush, which looked like a beaver ate on it. Mr. Bennie would sing all the time. That little house was filled with love. I know that all of you will carry this love on in your hearts. My thoughts and prayers all with you all.


Janis (Condon) McCauley posted on 1/1/15

Bennie, My thoughts are with you and your family during this sad time.