PECKOVER, Angela Ruth Mary
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Following a significant life full of love,
happiness, faith and hope -
Angela Ruth Mary (Peggy) Peckover (nee Hill) of Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta passed away peacefully on May 2, 2012.
Peggy was born February 19, 1922 in Lloydminster, Alberta the eldest child of Hugh and Margaret (Everest) Hill. Peggy will be remembered for her friendship, her humanitarian spirit and depth of character. Colleagues and patients at the Tom Baker Cancer (Calgary) Institute will remember both her compassion and competence in the delivery of care. Peggy loved classical music; as an accomplished vocalist she sang in both the Calgary Festival Chorus and the Calgary Philharmonic Choir. With her comprehensive command of the English language Peggy always provided an intelligent and appropriate contribution to any conversation. She was the consummate hostess, possessed a keen sense of humor and embraced opportunities to share in laughter.
Peggy was predeceased by her eldest daughter Heather Margaret (Jon) Becker. She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughter Dorothy Anne (Don) Lawrence; her beloved granddaughters Meagan and Mandy; her brother Sandy (Grace) Hill and many cherished family members and friends.
In celebration of Peggy's life, a Memorial Service will be held in Calgary at St. Peter's Anglican Church, 75th Avenue and Elbow Drive S.W. on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be held in Lloydminster, Alberta on June 30, 2012. Those wishing to make a donation in Peggy's name are encouraged to select Stars Air Ambulance.
Special thanks to the staff of the Jubilee Lodge Nursing Home for their sincere, compassionate and exemplary care. Gordon and Cindy Kadatz directors in care of arrangements.
Published in The Edmonton Journal on May 7, 2012