Margaret Clara (Peggy) Read (nee Williscroft)

Margaret Clara (Peggy) Read (nee Williscroft)

Margaret Clara (Peggy) Read (nee Williscroft) was born on June 3rd, 1928 in High Prairie, Alberta and passed away peacefully on November 27th, 2016 in Vernon, B.C., her home for the last 17 years. Peggy will be lovingly remembered by her son; Tim (Carol) Read and their children, Trina, Trent, Troy and their families, her daughter; Laura (Lyle) Gallinger and their children, Wes, Sarah, Sam and their families along with numerous extended family members and friends. Peggy was preceded in death by her husband Ray in September of 1986.

After attending business school in Edmonton, mom spent many years living along the Alaska Highway from Destruction Bay to Ft. St. John. Those were happy times in her life and her favourite spot was always Muncho Lake at mile 456 on the Alaska Highway.

Mom was an avid curler and attended many bonspiels with her friends Irene, Shirley and Iris when she lived in Ft. Nelson. In later years when she could no longer curl, she always watched as much as she could on television. Mom’s hands were never idle. She always had a knitting or crocheting project on the go. She always had a garden to look after and really enjoyed her flowers. Mom was active in many organizations over the years. She made many lasting friendships especially with the ladies of the Royal Purple.

In respecting Peggy’s wishes, she was cremated and no funeral service will be held. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Peggy to the charity of your choice.

Mom, you will be dearly missed and forever loved by your family and friends.

Condolences to the family may be emailed in care of Bethel Funeral Chapel to bethelchapel@uniserve.com

Cremation arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 • (250) 542-1187

Miss Me – But Let Me Go

When I come to the end of the road,

And the sun has set for me,

I want no rites in a gloom filled room,

Why cry for a soul set free?

Miss Me a Little – But Not Too Long,

And not with your head bowed low,

Remember the love that we once shared,

Miss Me – But Let Me Go.

For this is a journey that we all must take,

And each must go alone.

It’s all part of the Master’s plan,

A step on the road to home.

When you are lonely and sick of heart

Go to the friends we know

And bury your sorrows

In doing good deeds,

Miss Me – But Let Me Go.


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