Margaret Latimer


Margaret (Peggy) Elizabeth Anne Latimer (nee Pierce), born on April 11, 1921 in Joyceville, Ontario died on February 12, 2014 after a long, creative, and courageous life.  Trained as a bacteriologist at Queen’s University, she first worked for Agriculture Canada and then in the private sector.  She married and became a devoted mother and grandmother.  Throughout, she was an avid gardener, nature lover, pet ally, creator of beautiful things and ardent supporter of her causes, friends, and kin. She was predeceased by her husband, William Richard Latimer, her sister Hilda Kidd, her brother Charles Pierce and many friends.  Her children – John (Pierrette) and Catherine (Dwight), her grandchildren – Sarah (Kien) and Amanda (Chris), her nieces and nephews, and her many friends will remember her with love.

A Memorial Service will held in the Chapel of the Scotland Funeral Home, 27 Main Street, Elgin, Ontario on Saturday morning February 22, 2014 at 11 o’clock. As expressions of sympathy for those who wish, may donate to the Nature Conservancy of Canada 400-36 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario M4R 1A1

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