Gail Peck

by | Aug 10, 2023 | Obituaries

GREENSBORO, Ga.. – Gail S. Peck, age 74, passed away on July 16, 2023, at her residence in Greensboro, Ga.

She was born in Richmond, Va. on November 24, 1948, to Paul Nathan Peck and Libby Silverman Peck, both of whom died tragically in 1949 when Gail was 11 months old. Gail grew up in Portsmouth, Va., with her paternal aunt and uncle, Lubah Peck Ruben and Howard Samuel Ruben, who raised Gail and her older brother Michael as their own.

Gail is survived by her brother Michael Ruben Peck (Susan) of Chester, Conn.; nephews Paul N. Peck (Barbara) and Jonathan “JP” Peck (Elizabeth); her sister, Elaine Ruben Schultz (Harold) of Virginia Beach; niece, Nancy Schultz Kocen (Larry), and nephew, Joey Schultz (Lauren), niece, Ellen Ruben Cooper (Charlie), nephew, David Ruben (Carolyn); as well as several great nieces and nephews, all of whom will lovingly remember their Aunt Gail with whom they shared sports events (Hartford Whalers), drive-in movies, mini-golf, concerts, and numerous family events and celebrations.

Gail was predeceased by her brother, Shelly Ruben, sister-in-law Ruth Sue Ruben, and her nephew Alan Schultz. She also leaves her longtime friend Linda Cain.

Words cannot express the value of the love, care, and attention paid to Gail by Joey and Lauren Schultz over the last three years, which elevated the quality of her life until the end.

Gail was a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University. She lived and worked for several years in Hartford, Conn., Charleston, S.C., Richmond and Virginia Beach, Va.

Burial arrangements were private. A memorial service will be held in Virginia Beach on a later date. Memorial donations to Jewish Family Service of Tidewater, 5000 Corporate Woods Drive, #400, Virginia Beach, VA. 23462.