November 3, 2023
Marquette (Peggy) Butchart passed peacefully November 3, 2023 one day after her 102nd Birthday. Born in Calgary to Katherine and Reginald Manning.
After growing up in Calgary, Peggy moved to Vancouver, married Bob Butchart, moved to Chilliwack where they remained, raising three children.
Peggy worked at various jobs but was an office worker - bookkeeper by profession. She supported her Fire Chief husband and children in their various endeavors. She loved traveling by bus to California to visit her cousins, and also to Reno. Locally Bob and Peggy visited Minter Gardens many times.
They ate many meals at Banners Restaurant.
Peggy loved needlework her whole life.
Peggy was predeceased by 9 siblings, husband Bob, sons John and Lawrence, and Bob's siblings.
Survived by daughter Gloria (Gary) Wagner, and their children Feather, Forrest and Daniel and their families, Lawrence's children Shiloh, Clayton and Chandra and their families with 11 great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial Nov. 23 at 11 am at St. Mary's followed by a reception in St. Mary's Hall with an 8 decades display of Peggy's wonderful needlework. Graveside at 2pm.