Died peacefully on February 8, 2013 at the age of 82. Predeceased by her parents Harold and Margaret (Doyle) Buck. Loving sister to William (Bill) E. Buck of Barrington Manor (Barrie). Cherished aunt to Richard, Penny, Heather and Patti. She will be sadly missed by many great nieces and nephews. Peggy dedicated her life to the arts and education. She graduated from Queens University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1971and completed her MA at The University of Michigan-Dearborn campus. Peggy was an elementary school teacher in the Essex/Kent school board and later a dedicated professor at the University of Windsor in the Faculty of Education. She was a devout member of Riverside United Church where she led a weekly prayer group and used her musical talents by singing in the choir. Peggy also taught Sunday school and was devoted to helping others in need at the Downtown Mission in Windsor where she was often found leading that group in song and prayer. Peggy was honoured to serve as Chair of the United Church Essex Presbytery. Her love of the Arts drew her to sing in The Italian Mens Chorus and Windsor Symphony Orchestra Chorus. Peggy expressed her creativity through her study of the Arts and literature. For her dedication as a volunteer in the community she received the Windsor Star “Hearts that light the way” award in 1996.
Cremation has taken place. Friends are invited after 1 p.m. until time of celebration of Peggy’s life on March 2 at 2:00pm at Riverside United Church. If you wish, donations can be made to the Riverside United Church or the Windsor/ Essex County Humane Society. Arrangements entrusted to Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841www.FamiliesFirst.ca.