Margaret Jean Toews

Margaret  Jean Toews

Known as Peggy to

family and friends

March 21, 1935

– Sept 13, 2013

The daughter of Helen Myrtle Arnett (nee Clark) and William Roberts, born in Prince Rupert, B.C. died at Rockyview Hospital after an extended stay. Peggy passed away with her family at her side.

Peggy was predeceased by her parents and brother Larry. She was survived by brothers Harold and Gordon. Peggy will be missed by her four daughters, Cindy (Gary) Nikolai, Denise (George) Rozanski, Shelley (Greg) Radway and Carol-Lynn (John) Fair. Grandchildren, Brittany Nikolai, Jennifer McDougall, Kelly (Erik) Bradstock, Mark McDougall, Eric Radway, Courtnay Radway, Christopher (Nell) Hogan, Patrick Hogan and Shawn Fair; great grandchildren, Claire and Rhys Bradstock as well as an extended family.

Peggy was raised in Prince Rupert having many fond memories of the ocean, forests and her uncle Billy. Peggy met and married Art there Aug 18th 1951. Peggy and Art moved around the province of BC while Art followed mechanical work on large construction projects, including Vanderhoof, Surry, Salmo and Nelson.

Peggy was a much-appreciated stay at home mother until 1971. She then began a career in insurance in Nelson and later continued with her career in Castlegar. They resided in Castlegar until 2013 when they moved to be near their two youngest daughters.

Besides her family Peggy had a great love of reading, cooking and a 30year passion for quilting. She belonged to both the Nelson and Castlegar Quilt Guilds. Her quilts were admired, and won several awards. She also taught quilting and enjoyed sharing her craft. Her daughters and grandchildren consider these quilts among their most prized possessions.

Peggy has requested cremation. The family will be coming to Castlegar for her memorial service to be held at the Castlegar Baptist Church, 419-7th Ave. at 11:00am on Sept 28th, 2013, followed by a luncheon. We hope her many friends will be there

to share this moment with us.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to The Arthritis Society at

Or mail in memorandum to Arthritis Society,

895 West 10th Ave Vancouver, B.C.

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