02/19/08 - NNHS Newsletter -
Andy Schaffer Peck

Andrea Jane Schaffer Peck
(d. 17 Feb 2008)

Newport News High School Class of 1965

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   
I am very saddened this morning to present yet another Memorial Edition of the NNHS Newsletter. 
  Andy Schaffer Peck, Class of 1965, passed away in Little Rock, Arkansas on Sunday, February 20, 2008 at the age of 60.

From the Daily Press - 02/19/08:

                   Andy Schaffer Peck


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Andy Schaffer Peck's wish was for her family and friends to gather in a celebration of her life. While she just joined hands with the angels above on Feb. 17, 2008, her spirit, song and laughter will live long in the hearts of those who knew her well.

Andy, age 60, grew up in Hampton and graduated from Newport News High School in 1965. She attended Mt. Ida Junior College and the University of Miami, prior to a career as a travel agent for Warwick Travel. Andy was the daughter of Carolyn W. Schaffer and the late Robert H. Schaffer.

In 1989, Andy and her husband, Sid, daughter, Lindsay, and son, Bryan, embarked on a life's journey. New adventures included making homes in Jackson, Miss., Baton Rouge, La., Memphis, Tenn., and, most recently, Little Rock, Ark.



Fall of 1964

Come and join Andy's family as we celebrate this wonderful mom, wife, daughter and friend. Wear your brightest colors and be ready to share the memories of Andy's generous life at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at The Arbors at Port Warwick, 1100 William Styron Square South, Newport News, Va.

Published in the Daily Press on 2/19/2008.
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My condolences to the family of the beautiful and genuinely good and decent Andy, one of the friendliest persons I ever met.
Dan Coleman (NC) - February 19, 2008
So sorry to hear the news. God Bless you & the kids.
Your old buddy,
Bob Sauer (Charleston, SC) - February 19, 2008
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I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. I remember her well from our Freshman year in the dorms! I know how much you loved her and how much she will be missed.
Laura Watson Clark
Laura Clark (Germantown, TN) - February 19, 2008
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We are deeply saddened to learn of Andy's passing. I have very fond memories of her and the entire family from Newport News and Baton Rouge days. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Alan and Cheryl Harrell (Baton Rouge, LA) - February 19,  2008
Sid, Lindsay and Bryan,
It saddens me to learn of Andy's passing. I haven't seen any of you since we all lived in Shore Park and had many evenings of the boys playing baseball, but smile when I do. Andy had such encouraging words after my back surgery and her smile always made the surroundings warm. My thoughts are with you.-
Mary Hughes (was Roberts) (Yorktown, VA) - February 19,  2008
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I am very sorry to hear of your loss. 2 Corinthians 1:3&4 is very comforting. "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those in any sort of tribulation through the comfort with which we ourselves are being comforted by God". Faith in Jehovah God's promises can bring much needed comfort.
Gloria Jackson (Hampton, VA) - February 19,  2008  
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We are so sorry to hear about Andy's passing. Our sympathies to all of the family. We have many good memories of visits with Andy and family as neighbors and friends on Sandpiper Street. We also were happy that they were in Baton Rouge when Alan went to LSU. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Sue and Tommy Harrell
Sue Harrell (Houma, LA) - February 19,  2008 
Dear Sid, Lindsay, Bryan and Lynn, (Mom and Grandmom), My love and condolences are with you as we celebrate the creative and special life you had with one another. Deepest Symphony to all.
Joanne Roos (Yorktown, VA) - February 19,  2008  
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Andy and I were friends from back in our old Hampton neighborhood. Her daddy cooked me my first "steak" at one of Andy's birthday parties. My condolences to her family.

Linda Hicks Earnhardt
NNHS Class of 65
Linda Earnhardt (Yorktown, VA) - February 19,  2008  
I am sorry for your family's loss. I remember Andy as pretty and fresh and incredibly nice. It seems that she stayed that way.
Kim Lassiter (Chillicothe, OH) - February 19,  2008  
Sid, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers
Don Chaney (Phoenix, MD)- February 20,  2008    
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Andy was one of the sweetest girls I ever met at NNHS. Although I have not seen her or Sidney since 1965, I am sure her sweetness and charm lasted throughout her life and was an influence on all those that surrounded her.
Rip Collins (Nashville, TN) - February 20,  2008  
My heartfelt sympathy to Andy's family. I remember spending time with Andy and her parents and always feeling welcomed in their home. Andy was a genuinely kind person and a good friend. She will be missed.
Debi Fink Golden (Marlborough, MA) - February 20,  2008  
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To the Schaffer and Peck Families,
It is always sad news to learn of the passing of any of our Typhoon clan but hearing of Andy's was especially difficult. She and I were classmates and neighbors.
She was a true pleasure to know and a gentle and kind person. A truly beautiful lady in every respect.
My very sincere condolences.

Joe Wingo
Charlotte, N. C.
Joe Wingo (Charlotte, NC) - February 20,  2008  
I have such fond memories of Andy from NNHS.. I am so saddened to read of her passing.. Heartfelt sympathies to her family.. Dianne (Adams) Puckette.
Dianne Puckette (Newport News, VA) - February 20,  2008  
My condolences to Andy's family at this time. She was a sweet and loving person
Rick Billings (Concord, NC) - February 20,  2008  
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   I remember that Andy was involved in a lot of the athletic programs available at the high school, yet try as I may, I cannot recall ever seeing her with a hair out of place, or being anything other than beautiful and graceful, gracious and poised, smiling and friendly and well-dressed at all times.

   Our sincerest sympathies are extended to her family and friends.

   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!  We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol


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Carol Buckley Harty
219 Four Ply Lane
Fayetteville, NC 29311-9305

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