Margaret Victoria Egger

Egger, Margaret Victoria

1906 ~ 2004

Margaret passed away at Cumberland Intermediate Care on Thursday, March 18, 2004 at the age of 97 years. She was predeceased by her husband Louis and is survived by her son Robert S. Egger and his wife Elizabeth of Courtenay; grandchildren: Tammy Fraser and her husband Phillip and Jamie Egger; as well as great grandchildren: Jordan, Erin and Kannen.

Margaret was a long-time member of the Courtenay District Women’s Institute. Mum was a school teacher who taught at Read Island, South Peace River, Quesnel and Fanny Bay, B.C. Before she married, she and Louis together operated a dairy farm on Fraser Road. After Louis’ death she went back teaching and taught at Campbell River, Hardwick Island and Spences Bridge, B.C. before finally retiring. Mum was a caring person who would always be helpful when needed and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Special thanks to the staff of Cumberland Lodge for their love and care during mum’s last years. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. from COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORIUM, 1101 RYAN ROAD, followed by fellowship and refreshments in the “Garden Room” of the funeral home. If friends so wish, donations may be made to The YANA Society, P.O. Box 3159, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 5N4 with appreciation.