Margaret Elizabeth Alliston
passed away on April 13th, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital, Comox, BC.
Born in Toronto, Ontario July 15th, 1926.
Margaret was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. Margaret met and married her husband, John of 65 years. Margaret lived most of her life in Toronto where they raised their two daughters, Virginia and Patricia. In 1972 the family moved to Fergus, Ontario. Margaret and John then went on to retire and spent winters in their home in Sebring, Florida. In 2014, Margaret and John moved to Comox, BC.
Margaret loved to play bridge with her friends and won many championships. She also loved to travel, cruising with family and friends. Margaret was a long-time member and Past Matron of the Eastern Star, Brighton Chapter, Fergus Ontario.
Margaret brought joy and laughter to everyone she knew. We are so blessed to have such a wonderful mother, grandmother and wife. As a family at this time, we would like to thank the third floor staff of St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox, BC for their love and caring attention given to Margaret and her family.
Predeceased by mother, Clara; father, James Nelson; and her three brothers, Norman (Georgie); Gordon and Henry Walter.
Survived by husband, John; and her two daughters Virginia Alliston, and Patricia Schultz (Boyd) and grandson Paul Bernard (Whitney Nichol).
A funeral service/celebration of life was held on
Friday, April 17th at 2:30 pm
at Piercy’s Mt. Washington Funeral Home.
Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the
St. Joseph’s General Hospital Foundation, Comox, BC
Please join us in remembering Margaret Alliston by visiting our memorial at www.piercysmtwashingtonfuneral.com.