Peggy, a beloved matriarch, elegant soul, cherished mother and grandmother, passed away on May 15, 2023, at the age of 78. She leaves behind a legacy of love, wisdom, and memorable moments.
She is survived by her two sons; Jonathan (Eva) and Matthew; five grandchildren: Jordan, Victoria, Isabella, Liam, and Aidan; Partner Murray Schneider; sisters, Gwen Campbell, Lexie Stewart; brother, Robert Cooke; nieces and nephews; and grand-nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Rex and Ida Cooke; younger brother, Christopher Cooke; brother-in-law, Brian Campbell; and daughter-in-law, Kathryn Underwood.
She loved to travel, having visited over 50 countries worldwide, most notably New Zealand, and her visit to Africa. She also loved music and loved to dance.
A Celebration of Life for Peggy will be held at Millwood Presbyterian Church, 6607 31 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB on May 31st, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served after the service.
Beverly Woolaver says
Treasure your memories of this wonderful lady.
She was so proud of her family and loved you all so much.
She was a true friend to me since elementary school in Nova Scotia.
She will be missed by so many.
Darlene Urness says
I loved Peggy. Always interesting and interested in others. Teaching me French in high-school was fun! I am blessed to have hooked up with her the past few years again. She will be missed by everyone she touched. God Bless family and friends. My sincerest condolences. Heaven is blessed with another angel.
Sharon Swyrd says
I knew I liked Peggy the minute I got up the courage to dance in the aisle at a concert and she joined me. So much spunk, so much love for her family, for traveling, for life and people. She was an inspiration and a force. My memories of her make my heart smile. Peggy will be greatly missed ❤️
Murray Schneider says
I couldn’t agree with you more Sharon. That is why I was attracted to Peggy. We made each other laugh and I was very happy and blessed to have her as my partner for the past four and half years.
Jane Chesebrough says
Peggy had a generous spirit as big as her heart, and a friend to many. Met her at Unity and stayed in touch. My sincere condolences to family and friends.
Stephen Blackwell says
I loved dancing with Peggy. Anytime and almost every we saw each other we danced. She was full of life, joy . I will always remember and cherish how she always sat on my lap and smiled , and we would talk.
Joan Fisher says
I remember Peggy well from our school days in Brookfield and at Acadia University where she and Jessie provided us with lots of laughs in residence. We even worked together—–where else but the Bakery. She was very kind to me; and once we reconnected on Facebook, I realized how well travelled she was and her love of music. We shared those loves! Her passing was such a shock, and I hope your wonderful memories will ease some of the pain. My sincere condolences.
David Blaikie says
So sorry to learn of Peggy’s passing. The connection in our families goes back to school days in Brookfield. It was lovely to have been in touch with her again via Facebook in recent years. Condolences to all members of the family. May she rest in peace.
Monica Ostapowich says
I am absolutly shocked to read of the passing of Peggy Underwood. I have known her for the past 30 years. She was always a willing lunch partner and we had many wonderful lunch chats over the years. I loved to hear of her many travels and the interesting things she saw and did. I was thinking of her just a week ago. Rest in peace Peggy. You will be truly missed by many.
Ann Homer Delveris says
So sad to hear of Peggy’s passing . She was always so positive, loved her “ boys with all her heart “ & then along came the grandkids & more love to give . Had many good conversations on several subjects .
Ann Homer Delveris
John Dunn says
Peggy will be missed. When I arrived at Strathcona Presbyterian Church in 1989, I remember Peggy being one of the first people to greet me and make me feel so welcome as a new immigrant to Canada. She continued to make me and my daughters feel welcome at the church for years to come. She always had a smile on her face and loved to laugh. My condolences to all of her immediate and extended family.
Jessie Hache says
I was very sad to hear of Peggy’s passing. I have very fond memories of a wonderful friend. We shared such good years at Acadia.
Our sympathy to Jon and Matthew and all of Peggy’s family.
Alfred and Jessie
Jessie Hache says
I was very sad to hear of Peggy’s passing. I will truly miss a wonderful friend. Peggy and I shared many memorable experiences at Acadia.
Alfred and I send our sympathy to Jon and Matthew and all of Peggy’s family.