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Rosamond Reifsnyder Peck, American writer. Named Volunteer of the Year, Nospice of Northeast Pennsylvania, 1986, 1991, Volunteer of the Year Finalist, Volunteer Action Center, 1991.

Background

Peck, Rosamond Reifsnyder was born on March 7, 1934 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Joseph Donald and Mary Gordon (Barker) R.

Education

Bachelor (cum laude), Smith College, 1955.

Career

Master gardener Pennsylvania State Extension Service. Board directors Lithia Valley Foods.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Flavor of Waverly, 1986 (P.O.N.E. award 1986).

Membership

Founder, president Help Eliminate Life Pollutants, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, 1970. Member founding committee The Garden Exchange, northeastern Pennsylvania, 1989-1991, president, 1989-1991. Board directors Anthracite Heritage Museum, Scranton, since 1990, Nature Conservancy of Northeast Pennsylvania, 1972-1977, Community Concerts Association Scranton, 1966-1971, Scranton Associates, Inc., since 1990.

Active Waverly Community House, since 1964, member special activities committee, since 1990.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, walking, sewing, knitting.

Connections

Married James Knickerbocker Peck, Junior, June 9, 1955. Children: Abigail, Lucy Eysenbach, Laura, James J.

father:
Joseph Donald R.

mother:
Mary Gordon (Barker) R.

spouse:
James Knickerbocker Peck

children:
Abigail Peck

Lucy Eysenbach Peck

Laura Peck

James J. Peck