Obituary of Margaret May Moore (nee Henderson)
April 3, 1926 - April 30, 2022
“I come, O Saviour, to thy table, for weak and weary is my soul” - Friedrich C. Heyder
It is our family’s sorrow to share that Margaret May Moore, née Henderson (aka Peggy, Mom, Grandma and GG) passed peacefully at Chartwell Aylmer. We rejoice in the knowledge that Mom is able to reunite with our Dad, her parents, brothers, and far too many wonderful friends who passed before. What an amazing reunion and we’re pretty sure a piper was present to greet her arrival.
Born at Byng Inlet, Ontario, youngest of 5 children, to Andrew Duncan Henderson and Ethel May Henderson, née Midmore. Predeceased in June 1988 by husband John L. Moore. Few knew the sacrifices Mom made to enable Dad to accomplish all he did in business (CHLO) and politics. In her own right, Mom was a volunteer in many areas of the community. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her parents, and brothers, Andrew, Bob, Bill, and Gavin Henderson.
Peggy is survived by 5 children, 12 grandkids and 16 great grandkids. Children, Stephen and Stella Moore of St. Albert, Alberta (Samuel, Erin, and Adam), Andrew and Donna Moore of London (Marcie and Ashley), Carol and Ted Coombs of St. Thomas, (Casey), Shelagh Moore Jaworski and the late Gary Jaworski of London (John and Greg) and Lisa and Roberto Quai of St. Thomas (Jamie, Ryan, Daniel, and Lena).
Stephen, Andy, Carol, Shelagh, and Lisa proudly acknowledge the legacy left us by our parents. The ability to love, laugh; know right from wrong and the power of family. We will miss Mom’s smile, laugh, great sense of humour and her interest in the world around her and our individual quiet moments with her.
A private family service was held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, St. Thomas (519-631-1160). Interment at Union Cemetery followed.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a casual reception to celebrate Peggy's life on Saturday, June 4th between the hours of 12 noon and 2:00 p.m. at the Masonic Centre of Elgin (Karn Room), 42703 Fruit Ridge Line, St. Thomas.
The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful care Mom received at the STEGH on too many visits, and by Lori and her amazing staff at Metcalfe Gardens, and finally by the other Lori and caring staff at Chartwell Aylmer. We are forever in your debt. No flowers please. Memorial donations to the St. Thomas Elgin Food Bank or the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged.