Peggy Cotsworth (nee MacQuarrie)

Obituary of Peggy Cotsworth (nee MacQuarrie)

March 11, 1927 – December 29, 2022


Jean Margaret “Peggie” Cotsworth, beloved and devoted wife to James (Bern) Cotsworth, who pre-deceased her in 2010, passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2022, surrounded by love and the music she shared with her Bernie.


Peggie is survived by her devoted nieces, Nancy, Maureen, Rosemary, Barbara, Sharon and Susan; and her nephews, John, Richard, and Allan; and their respective families.


Peggie was a long-term member of the Glencoe Club and Calgary Golf and Country Club.  She made many friends through golf and curling as well as through Bern’s colleagues in the oil and gas industry.  Additionally, she made many friends through her love of fashion, style, and entertaining.


She will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed.


The family is very grateful to her loving caregivers, Elwira, Loreta, and Beth, her constant and compassionate companions in the later years of her life.


A private Celebration of Life was held on Wednesday, January 4, 2023.  Condolences, memories, and photos can also be shared and viewed here.


Memorial donations would be gratefully accepted in her memory for the charity of your choice, or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 - 325 Manning Rd. NE, Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: 403-205-3966,; the Salvation Army, 1731 - 29th Street SW, Calgary, AB, T3C 1M6, Telephone 403-410-1112, , or to the Calgary Humane Society, 4455 - 110th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone (403)205-4455 or .


In living memory of Jean Margaret Cotsworth, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive, SW, Calgary, AB T2S2L5, Telephone 403-243-8200.

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