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Margaret Peebles

September 18, 1928 to November 6, 2019

Margaret Isabel Peebles – of Whitby, formerly of Listowel and Atwood, passed away at Taunton Mills Retirement Village, Whitby on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in her 92nd year. Margaret was the former owner along with her husband Jack of J.A. Peebles and Sons Furniture and Funeral Services. She was an active member of Atwood Presbyterian Church serving as treasurer of the church for 28 years, treasurer of the former Ladies Aid and the former W.M.S. Evening Auxiliary as well as being a Sunday School Teacher. She was also a member of the Maple Leaf Women’s Institute. Beloved wife of the late John (Jack) J. Peebles who predeceased her in 2010 after 62 years of marriage. Loving mother of Elizabeth, Scott and his wife Cheryl, grandmother of Brittany (Jordan) Ross, and great-grandmother of Brycen Scott Courtney. Also survived by her sister-in-law Laura Douglas and dear friends Myrna and Ronald Lenz. Predeceased by her parents A. Davidson Hamilton (1984) and the former Jane E. Rae (1978), her parents-in-law Johnston A. Peebles (1980) and the former Annie Mayburry (1985) and her brothers-in-law William (Bill) (1977), Kenneth (1981) and Walter Douglas (2015). Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Sunday, November 10 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held on Monday November 11, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. John Hogerwaard officiating. Private family interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice.


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