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Margaret "Peggy" Agnes Livingston, 89

Peggy passed in the afternoon of January 9, 2015 at the Rainy River Hospital, Rainy River, Ontario, surrounded by her family and close friends.
Margaret "Peggy" was born in Carnduff, Saskatchewan on March 31, 1925 to Joseph and Agnes Little. Peggy trained to become a teacher in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. She taught in small country schools in Sask. and later in the Rainy River District.
She was an active volunteer in the Rainy River Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxillary, Rainy River Hospital Auxillary, Women's Institute, and the Rainy River Knox United Church.
Peggy's favorite hobby was quilting, with a close second of scrap booking. Every family member has received one of her hand crafted quilts.
She will also be remembered for her beautiful penmanship, dedication to community service and her love of teaching children.
She will be lovingly remembered by her children Les (Rosalind) of Keewatin, ON, Betty (Greg) Guenin of Aberdeen, South Dakota, Bonny Hodgins (late Gerry) of Newington, ON and Monica (Bob) Seguin of Quesnel, B.C.; her grandchildren Michelle Livingston (Dustin Shore), Blair Livingston, Julia Livingston; Terre Guenin; Andrea Hodgins (Jeff Ault), Matthew (Jackie) Hodgins, Mark Hodgins; Nicole (Jacob) Hunter, Yvonne Seguin, Raeley Seguin, and great grandchildren Victoria Guenin and Jaden Shore. Peggy is also survived by sister-in-law Nancy Larke, numerous nieces and nephews and many close members of the Penner and Hughes families.
Peggy was predeceased by her husband Elgin (1985), her parents Joseph and Agnes Little, infant sister Jean, brothers Jim (Audry) and Willy Little, son in law Gerry Hodgins and special friend Wallace "Bub's" Hughes.
A celebration of Peggy's life will be held on Friday January 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Rainy River Knox United Church, with Rev Frances Flook officiating. Interment will take place in Blue Cemetery at a later date.
Following the service the family invites everyone to share stories and memories at a luncheon at the Legion.
If desired memorial donations may be made in Peggy's memory to the Rainy River Hospital, Rainy River Knox United Church or the Rainy River Library, c/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario, P0W 1E0. Online condolences may be offered at www.northridgefuneralhome.com