Merritt Ian Peck of Irvington died Dec. 1, 2018. Born in Newark in 1939, he lived for many years in Maplewood before moving to Irvington over 20 years ago.
Mr. Peck was a gallery attendant at the Newark Museum, and was an avid supporter of the Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled of MetroWest (JSDD).
He is survived by his sister, Andrea Grover; a nephew, Owen Grover; and a great-nephew.
Services were held Dec. 3 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. Memorial contributions may be made to JSDD, West Orange.