August 29, 1946 – April 11, 2010
Peggy McCarthy was born in Tacoma, Washington on August 29, 1946. She was the third of four children born to James and Ida McCarthy. Peggy received a Bachelor of Arts from Seattle University and a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Gonzaga University. She moved to Calgary in 1973 to work for the Calgary Separate School District, where she was employed for her entire career.
Peggy was predeceased by her parents and survived by her siblings: Jim (Sue) McCarthy, Pat (Jim) Weber and Frank (Shelly) McCarthy; three nieces and three nephews. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends, especially The Wine Club.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be held at FCJ CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTRE (219 – 19th Avenue, SW) on Wednesday April 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Peggy McCarthy, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences