Jane Harlow Peck

January 17, 1931 - August 5, 2012
Jane Harlow Peck

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Jane Harlow Peck

HENDERSONVILLE ñ Jane Harlow Peck, 81, of Hendersonville, passed away Sunday August 5, 2012 at Four Seasons Elizabeth House in Flat Rock. Born January 17, 1931 to Robert and Harriet Harlow in Camden, NJ, Jane is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Robert A. Peck, 85, son Daniel and wife Gail, son Jonathan and wife Denice, and 3 grandsons, Jason, Benjamin and Matthew. She was preceded in death by her eldest son, Kenneth R. Peck in 1974.

Jane and husband Robert met as students at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, and prior to moving to Hendersonville 25 years ago, resided in Bel Air, MD. Jane was an active member of Hendersonville Kennel Club for 25 years, and introduced the ìPaws for Loveî therapy dog program to Henderson County more than 20 years ago. Jane was also a member of the Sandlapper Golden Retriever Club, the Obedience Club of Asheville and the Foothills Golden Retriever Rescue. She rescued and trained her beloved Goldens, and showed them in competitions. She is also survived by her Golden rescue dog ìPanchoî, age 12, and was recently predeceased by rescue dog ìBaxterî, also age 12.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731, www.FourSeasonsCFL.org, or to the Foothills Golden Retriever Rescue, P.O. Box 9077, Greenville, SC 29604, www.fhgrr.com

A Celebration of Life for Jane will be held on Saturday August 11, 2012 at 1:00PM at the First Congregational Church UCC, 1735 Fifth Avenue West in Hendersonville, with the Reverend Dr. E. Richard Weidler officiating. Interment will take place at a private ceremony in Glen Mills, PA.

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  • August 09, 2012
    Bud Leonard says:
    Bob, I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • August 16, 2012
    Denise Sherrill says:
    I appreciate the Canine Good Citizen classes that Jane taught for 4-H for several years. She was a blessing to 4-H and to many children who owned dogs.

  • August 13, 2012
    Judith Ann Smith says:
    My prayers and thoughts are with the family at this time. I loved Jane to death as she was one of the first people I met when I joined the HKC 8 yrs ago . . . as in life a genuine good person to all. . . Peace to her now without pain May she join the "critters" at Rainbow Bridge

  • August 11, 2012
    Rita Sweezy says:
    Bob, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you will be in my prayers and thoughts. Rita

  • August 11, 2012
    Dave & Kay Dempsey says:
    Dear Bob, we are so sorry to learn of your loss. Jane was such a sweet person and always had a ready smile! You were both special neighbors! Our best always.