Andy Schaffer Peck
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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.
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.

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Published in Daily Press from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2008.
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March 24, 2008
Sidney, Bryan and Lindsay and Mrs. Schaffer,

Bobby and I are truly sorry about your loss. Although we lost touch over the years, we loved Andy's laughter, kindness and sweet ways. Andy and Sidney were truly soulmates - how rate this is - not to mention a remarkable mom. Andy was truly a beautiful person inside and out and our hearts are sad when we think of what you are going through. We love you and are here for all of you at anytime.
Joyce (Peck) and Bobby Armstrong
February 26, 2008
Condolences to the families; I have very good memories of Andy in Temple and Confirmation class. She was a truly kind person and will be missed.
Richard Oppenheimer
February 24, 2008
We were so sorry to hear about Andy's passing. I remember her warm smile well. Sid also brought our family many years of happiness as our "Santa" every Christmas. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

The Sears, Cox, and Harvey families
Tracy Sears- Harvey
February 23, 2008
Dear, sweet Andy. Such a loving and generous soul.
Memories, memories...
...late 1960s: Spring Break in Ft. Lauderdale was where and when we first met. Andy and I later became roommates, first in the U of Miami dorms, then sharing an apartment on Tigertail Avenue in Coconut Grove, FL.
Andy was a bridesmaid in my wedding. Then, she met Sid. Ah, they were SO in love. I recall a meal with the four of us; it was difficult to swallow through the belly laughs.
Christmas cards were exchanged, along with our shared joys of motherhood - Andy's delight and pride in her family. Years passed, addresses changed, contact was lost. Always the intent to get back in touch...
Lynn, you have lost your little girl; Sid, you have lost your soulmate; Lyndsay and Bryan, you have lost your adoring mama. I grieve deeply for each of you. I, and countless others have lost a dear and gracious friend. May we all be comforted and inspired by our memories of Andy's laughter, warmth, generosity and, most importantly, her boundless love.
Jane Hartman
February 22, 2008

I am sorry to hear of your loss. I know that your mom was so special to you and all who knew her. Please know that we are all thinking of you and your family.
Ellen Rose Chester
February 22, 2008
Andy was a very special person. I am sorry we lost touch with each other over the years, but I think of all of you often particularly when I look at the craft items that were gifts from Andy that I still cherish.An adorable pillow sits on my bed that was made for me by this beautiful lady many years ago. Love to you all.
Shirlee Lerner
February 21, 2008
I was so sorry to hear about Andy. I will keep you all in my thoughts. Pauline Collins Shofner
Pauline Shofner
February 20, 2008
My condolences to Andy's family at the this time she was a sweet and loving person
Rick Billings
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
February 20, 2008
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 condolances.

Joe Wingo
Joe Wingo
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
February 20, 2008
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
February 20, 2008
Sid, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Don Chaney
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
February 19, 2008
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
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
February 19, 2008
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
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)
February 19, 2008
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
February 19, 2008
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
February 19, 2008
So sorry to hear the news. God Bless you & the kids.
Your old buddy,
Bob Sauer
February 19, 2008
My condolences to the family of the beautiful and genuinely good and decent Andy, one of the friendliest persons I ever met.
Dan Coleman
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