Frances Margaret “Peggy” Johnson

Frances Margaret "Peggy" Johnson

Johnson, Frances Margaret (Peggy)

January 23, 1929 – August 30, 2017

With great sadness, Peggy’s family announces her passing at Ivy House in Grand Forks, BC.

Peggy was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, moving to Penticton, BC and then on to Nelson, BC. €€

After graduating high school in Nelson, she attended UBC in Vancouver and graduated from The College of Pharmacists in 1952. Later that year, she and Ralph got married Nelson, and moved to Seattle, Washington, where Graeme and Gregory were born.

In 1962, Peggy and Ralph moved to Sedailia, Missouri where David was born. In 1965, it was a move back “home” to the Kootenay’s where they called Trail, BC home for 53 years. Peggy worked as a pharmacist throughout the area until 1986.

Peggy and Ralph both enjoyed retirement spending time playing golf at the areas great golf courses, traveling to places far and wide and returning with many stories and memories.

Peggy loved time with family and friends and her prized little dog Murphy, and their many walks around the neighbourhood.

Peggy is survived by her son David (Jo-Ann), grandchildren; Jillian, Lindsay, Travis and Greg and nieces and nephew; Linda, Mary and Mike.

Peggy was predeceased by both her parents, her husband of 62 years Ralph, and sons Graeme and Gregory.

A Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Trail, BC on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:00 am.

Interment will take place at a later date at the Evergreen Cemetery in Nelson, BC.

As an expression of sympathy, donations to the St. Andrew’s Church Food Bank would be appreciated.

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