Bird Watching

Obituary of Marion Peck (1930 – 2021) – Ayer, MA


Marion Pauline (Keyes) Peck, 90, of Natick MA passed away peacefully.

Born December 22, 1930 in Hamtramck, MI to the late Cass and Frances Keyes.

She met and married her husband Bruce E. Peck Jr., in Hamtramck, in love since high school. They lived in Detroit Michigan, Southern California and Arlington MA before settling in Natick, MA where they lived for 25 years and raised a family.

She has been a devoted wife to her husband for 29 years and a mother of three children and five grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband who died in 1981, she is survived by her daughters Janice Goodrow of Biddeford, Maine, Monica Farley of Lunenburg, MA and her son Bruce E. Peck III of Worcester MA. Her sister Marsha Keyes Tucker is from Weston, MA.

As a young woman in modeling, Marion was a beauty finalist, Miss Detroit 1949 and Beauty Queen, Miss Television 1950 Miami, pageant.

Marion had a passion for travel and was a travel agent for many years. His travels around the world have included Poland, Egypt, the Caribbean, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Ireland, Mexico, and many cities in the United States. During her travels, she was always looking for another cow cream for her extensive collection.

Marion loved dogs and always cheered up spending time with her miniature pinscher, Minnie for many years.

The matriarch of the family, Marion was full of good advice and always loved to give special gifts to loved ones. A keen sense of humor and his laughter will be remembered. More recently, bird watching has become one of his favorite pastimes.

The family would like to thank the staff at Nashoba Park Assisted Living Ayer MA and Ascend Hospice Marlborough MA for their efforts to make their last days comfortable.

Honoring Marion’s wishes, service and internment are private for her family. Services are provided by Anderson and Son Funeral Home, Ayer, MA. For more information or to leave condolences online, please visit

Any commemorative contribution to be made to the Northeast Animal Shelter , or the Audubon Society

See Marion P. (Keyes) Peck online memorial

Posted by Lowell Sun on Aug 8, 2021.