July 6, 1923 – September 10, 2011
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peggy Tough, beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. After a courageous battle with cancer, Peggy passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2011.
She will be lovingly remembered by her son Bruce Eggleston of Bowser, stepson Wayne (Colette) of Peachland, stepdaughters Dianne Bagan (David) of Surrey, Debbi Moyen (Norman) of Metchosin and Gwen Howes (Stewart) of North Vancouver, sisters Dorothy Staseson and Laura Schultz (Bob) of Moose Jaw, SK, 9 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Peggy was predeceased by her husband Ernie Tough and daughter Jill.
Born in Limerick, SK, Peggy lived in Moose Jaw and Prince Albert, SK before moving to Edmonton, AB where she married Ernie Tough, her husband of 28 years. They retired to Vancouver Island in 1982 and spent many wonderful years with family and friends enjoying life to the fullest. Peggy wished to thank all her dear friends including her pool, poker and bridge girls who meant so much to her and who were so generous with their time and help. Along with her family, Peggy gratefully acknowledges all the support and wonderful care she received from Dr. Lougheed, Dr. Love and the home care nursing staff, especially during her last months.
A Memorial Service was held on September 13, 2011 at the Royal Canadian Legion Br #49, Parksville.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Peggy’s memory may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Building Fund, PO Box 820 Parksville, BC V9P 2G8.
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.