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Sara Peacock

AGE: 86 • New Brunswick

Sara Peacock (nee Pray) of New Brunswick, NJ, passed away peacefully Oct. 19, 2012. Sara was born May 9th 1926 in Brooklyn, New York, and moved to Highland Park in early childhood, where she grew up. She started school early by following her sister to school and graduated in Highland Park. She was a lifelong member of the Reformed Church and gave her time helping the church where she could. Growing up she enjoyed horseback riding and camping as a Girl Scout. Sara married Fred Lambert and moved to New Brunswick where she lived most of her life. There she loved playing bridge, entertaining and gardening. Her love of gardening lead to her involvement with the Trowel Club and other gardening organizations. Sara's work as a volunteer included president of Planned Parenthood in New Brunswick and the New Brunswick YWCA. She also served as president and board member for the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home, and as treasurer of the Middlesex County Horse Show. She was a supporter of the Arts as a contributor to the State Street Theater and the George Street Playhouse. And always supporting her family and friends was center to her life. Loving to travel, Sara ventured throughout the world making friends and acquiring family. For many years she vacationed in Jamaica where she was loved by her 'adopted' family. She also spent summers at Lake George where she met her late husband Rolland Peacock, and the family grew. There she loved sailing at the Lake George Club, was involved with the Lake George Land Conservatory and enjoyed sharing summer camp with family and friends.

She is survived by her brother Bud, her children Fredrick, Martha Johnson, David and his wife Patricia, 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. As Mom to many, she will be missed by her many other children, 8 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held December 7th 2012 at the Reformed Church of Highland Park at 4:00 PM followed by a celebration of her life at the Hyatt in New Brunswick. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Reformed Church of Highland Park .

Published in Home News Tribune on Dec. 6, 2012
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