BIRNBERG, Peggy - Peggy passed away peacefully on the 8th day of February, 2013 in Toronto. She is survived by her devoted and caring partner Kate Crossey. Loving mother to Amy, Suzanne (Norman) and Emma. Proud grandmother to Jarod, Danielle and Tyler. Loving sister and sister-in-law to Jane, Carole and Howard, and loving aunt to her nieces and nephews. Peggy spent her years, since emigrating from New York City, in Social Services and ended her career as Executive Director of Houselink Community Homes. Special thanks to Peggy's caregiver Mavill. At Peggy's request there will be a funeral service to be held at Benjamin's Park Memorial Chapel, 2401 Steeles Avenue West (3 lights west of Dufferin) on Sunday, February 10th at 4:00 p.m. There will be no Shiva. The family will receive visitors on February 10th between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at 15 Forest Wood, Toronto. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, 416-586-4800 ext. 3936.
Published in Toronto Star on Feb. 9, 2013.