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Peggy Miniely, 96, of Rainy River, Ont., passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 at the Rainy River Health Centre in Rainy River.

Peggy was born on March 6, 1922 in St. Boniface Man. to Robert and Minnie Leeson. Peggy spent many years working as a registered nurse, mostly in the hospital in Rainy River.

Peggy and Buzz Miniely were united in marriage on July 14, 1949. They were married for 65 years.

Peggy loved crafts, sewing, curling, travelling, and most of all going to their cabin on Lake of the Woods.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Diane and Jo (Dave) Lawrence; and her grandchildren, Michelle and Matt Lawrence.

Peggy was predeceased by her husband, Buzz (2014); sons, Ross and Fredrick; parents, Robert and Minnie; brother, Bob; sister-in-law, Muriel; nephews, Bob and Mark Leeson; brothers-in-laws, Gordon and Floyd Miniely; and sisters-in-law, Lois and Norma Miniely.

A service of celebration and remembrance will be held on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Knox United Church in Rainy River, with Rev. Frances Flook officiating.

Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Rainy River at a later date.

If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the Rainy River Hospital Auxiliary, Knox United Church in Rainy River, or a charity of your choice c/o Northridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 89, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.

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