Zelda Peck Harrison, 83, model, homemakerZelda Peck...

January 07, 1996

Zelda Peck Harrison, 83, model, homemaker

Zelda Peck Harrison, a former Baltimore homemaker and department store model, died of heart failure Wednesday at Chandler Hall residence in Newtown, Pa. She was 83.

She had lived at Chandler Hall, a home for the elderly, since 1992, when she moved from her home on Park Heights Avenue.

Mrs. Harrison grew up in Baltimore and attended Eastern High School. During her 20s, she was a clothing model for a local department store and appeared in coat advertisements in The Sun. She married Nathan Meyer in 1938 and later moved to Portsmouth, Va., where she volunteered in the local schools and was active in Hadassah and Sisterhood at Gomley Chesed Synagogue. After Mr. Meyer's death in 1969, Mrs. Harrison returned to Baltimore. In 1978, she married Robert Harrison, now deceased, a Baltimore attorney.

Mrs. Harrison was a member of Temple Oheb Shalom.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. Funeral Home on Reisterstown Road.

Mrs. Harrison is survived by two daughters, Ellen Joseph of Ossining, N.Y., and Joyce Copleman of Lawrenceville, N.J.; two brothers, Julius Peck of Norfolk, Va., and Earl Peck of Richmond, Va.; and three grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chandler Hall, 99 Barclay St., Newtown, Pa. 18940.

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