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Margaret Laura "Peg" (Yuill) Lavers

Margaret Laura (Yuill) Lavers “Peg” – 101 - Truro
She had an amazing journey which ended peacefully on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 after blessing us with her presence for 101 years.
Born November 1, 1916 at the family farm in Clifton on the outskirts of Truro, NS the third of eleven children of the late Peter Suther Yuill and Harriet Ethel “Hattie” (Burgess) Yuill she married Malcolm Gerald Lavers on December 17, 1941 together they had three children.
There was very little mum could not achieve but her real specialty was preparing family gatherings. Whether it was the arrival of her sisters home for a visit or the frequent gettogethers of her children with their growing family’s it was always a feast filled with laughter and warmth. Living independently in her home until the age of 100 notwithstanding her loss of site was a testament to her good health and independence.
She is survived by her three children Sharon (Garry) Boyce, Arlene (Dick) Audas and Peter (Susan) Lavers, eight grandchildren Craig (Joanne) Boyce, Kelly (John Griffin) Boyce, Alyson (Allan Livingstone) Boyce, Dr. Richard “Rick” (Moira) Audas, Michelle (Michael Baldwin) Audas, Amanda “Amy” (Jonathan Sheppard) Lavers, Matthew (Amy) Lavers, Rebecca “Becky” (Morgan Elliott) Lavers; seventeen great grandchildren and 18 nieces and nephews as well as her sister Georgina Lawson and special sister-in-law Isabel Yuill. She was predeceased by her husband Malcolm Gerald Lavers in 1975, her brothers Elmer Yuill and Donald Yuill, sisters Eleanor Hiscock, Gladys Yuill, Hilda Cox, Cora Boates, Dorothy “Dot” Davidson, Norma McGregor and Elizabeth “Betty” Burns.
As she was affectionately known by us all, Nanny Peg will be in our memories for the time we all have remaining in our journeys.
Thank you VON, Glen Haven Manor and Cedarstone for providing comfort and care in her final year, you folks are amazing.
In Peg’s memory donations may be made to St. James Presbyterian Church, Truro or a charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro, NS with visitation Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. followed by the service at noon with a reception following the service. Interment to take place in Old Barns Cemetery. On-line condolences may be made at:


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