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Patricia Peck, 77

Patricia Ann (Hoyt) Peck, 77 of Clarksburg, MA and her longtime companion of 32 years, Gary James Sheldon died together on Saturday, September 9, 2023 following an accident crossing the road outside Lebanon Speedway.

Patricia was born in Florida, MA on April 7, 1946, a daughter of Charles and Jennie (Pervere) Hoyt. She was a graduate of Charlemont Regional School. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of North Adams.

She had been employed by Sprague Electric, and for many years as a press operator at Williams College Alumni office. She was last employed in her retirement years at Cordmaster.

Patricia greatly enjoyed her knitting group and loved to swim at the YMCA.

She leaves behind three daughters; Melissa McLain of North Adams, Melanie Matte (Robert) of Readsboro, VT and Jill Sheldon-Morris (Jef) of DeLand, FL. She also leaves her brothers; William Hoyt and Thomas Hoyt and sisters; Emily Hoyt, Shirley St. Peter and Virginia Pratt. In addition she leaves her brother-in laws; William Peck (Susan), Robert Peck (Gail) and Richard Peck (Loula) and 12 grandchildren; Ashley, Joshua, Destiny, Dominique, Jeremy, Tiffany, Kayleigh, Thomas, Lyla, John-Michael, Cheyanne and Jaxon and 4 great grandchildren; Austin, Raelynn, Caleb, Harper and one on the way.  She also leaves her former husband Arthur Peck and her two dogs, Luke and Max Sheldon and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Charles, Frederick and Stanley Hoyt and her sisters, Ruth Wyman, Betty Bender, Mary Shader and Nellie Hoyt.

FUNERAL NOTICE: FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Patricia Ann Peck will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of North Adams . Burial will follow in Clarksburg Cemetery. Calling hours at the First Baptist Church, 131 Main Street, North Adams will take place prior to the service on Wednesday from 9-11 AM . In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to First Baptist Church of North Adams in honor of the deceased. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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Extremely saddened by this loss of a very important part of our church family RIP
from: Bruce and Suzette Pierce on: 09-20-2023

Sending you my sincere heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your dear Patricia. We were friends through the Aqua Queens and we shared many stories together about our grandchildren. Her heart was huge with love. May her love and beautiful memories carry you through this difficult time. We will miss her. I will miss her. May she RIP.
from: Crystal-Dawn Draffenon: 09-20-2023

My sincere sympathy to the Peck and Sheldon family
from: Barbara Harrington on: 09-19-2023

Please accept my heartfelt and sincere condolences.
from: John Giffordon: 09-19-2023

I am so sorry for your loss my prayers are with aunt pats famly
from: Char parron hoyton: 09-18-2023

Missy and Family. I'm so sorry for your loss. Words cant describe what you guys are going threw right now.
from: David Benoiton: 09-18-2023

We are so sorry to hear the tragic news that took Pat & Gary way to soon. They were both wonderful people, always happy when we see them at the classic car shows. We have been long time friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Peck and Sheldon families. God Bless!
from: Glenn and Sandy Girardon: 09-15-2023

we were both so sorry to hear about your loss of pat. she was in our wedding and was always good to visit with. she was a loving cousin.
from: floyd (buddy) smith & donna wifeon: 09-14-2023

Always very much enjoyed Pat’s company at our family gatherings. Her love for her family was loud and clear, and her beautiful blankets she made for the grand kids just amazed me. We are so very sorry and know how much she will be missed.
~ Marty, Brian & Family
from: Martha Beliveauon: 09-14-2023

So sorry for your loss
from: Cindy M Rosenburgon: 09-14-2023

To Pat's Family, There are no words to express how sad this tragedy is. I met Pat through Gary, who was a neighborhood friend and grammar school classmate. When I'd see Pat she was always so sweet and we'd share some laughs. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
from: Bet (Mastroianni) Azaron: 09-14-2023

Pat and I met at the Y, many years ago. We enjoyed swimming, chatting and lunches with the Aqua Queens, for many years. She will be greatly missed.
I am so so sorry for your loss.
from: Marylou Beaudin on: 09-14-2023

I am very sorry for your losd.
Jennie Pierce
from: Jennie Pierceon: 09-14-2023

Such a wonderful lady who I had the pleasure of meeting through the YMCA. I am very sorry for your loss.
from: Karen Galleseon: 09-14-2023

Melanie, I am so so for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
from: Dot Wandreion: 09-14-2023

Our sincere sympathy to the Peck and Sheldon family for the passing of Pat. RIP Pat

Gwen & Woody Boillat
from: on: 09-14-2023

Missy & Family, There truly are no words to express the profound sadness and sympathy I feel for you all. Pat was & always will be " Mama P". She was an amazing person & will be missed by so many. I am here if I can do anything for any of you.


I love you guys
from: Sandy Pansecchion: 09-14-2023

I am so sorry for your tragic loss.
from: Pam Kidderon: 09-14-2023

Sending our heartfelt condolences, hugs and prayers to Pat’s family, especially Melissa and Melodie. She was a wonderfully kind, compassionate and sweet lady who will be greatly missed. Rest in peace.
from: Heather Boulgeron: 09-13-2023

Too many good memories to count. My sincere condolences for the family. You are all in my prayers
from: Judy Licht on: 09-13-2023

Writing from all your aqua queens at the YMCA. You were one of our original group and we enjoyed your friendship so much. We are so sorry you and Gary were taken so suddenly and we pray for you and both your families.
from: Kathy denaulton: 09-13-2023