Beatrice Eileen (Peggy) Essex (nee Roe, Spitfire)

Beatrice Eileen (Peggy) Essex (nee Roe, Spitfire)

Peggy passed away peacefully at the tender age of 93.

She is survived by her husband Bruce, son Laird (Debbie) Roe, daughters Bev (Bill) Heath and Eileen Clark, five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews all of whom she adored.

Peggy touched so many people over the years, always ready with a joke, a gift or a helping hand. She had many passions but her greatest passion was laughter.

A celebration of life was held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Chase, BC on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 12:00 noon.

In lieu of flowers, for anyone wishing, please make a memorial donation in Peggy’s name to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #107, 515 Shuswap St., Chase, BC, V0E 1M0, another of her passions.

The family wishes to extend a big thank you to the Salmon Arm Hospital staff for the wonderful care she received in her final days.

Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129.

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