At the age of 96 she passed away peacefully with family at her side, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Extendicare, Oshawa.
Margaret was born February 18, 1923 in Dundee, Scotland. She came to Canada with her parents and two sisters at the age of three.
Predeceased by her parents Harry and MaryAnn Seivwright.
Margaret was the beloved wife of the late James George Phillips.
Much loved mother of Sheila Priest, Laurie Beauclair, Dana Phillips, and Kim White, and mother-in-law to Arthur Priest and George White.
Cherished Grandmother of Aidan Phillips Morris, Jason, Ryan, and Kira White, Jamie and Lisa Priest, and Tara, John, and Melanie Beauclair. Dear sister of the late Jean Wright and the late Mary Emmett.
Margaret lived a long and full life as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She had many beloved friends in both Toronto and Oshawa.
She was a long-time employee of the Bank of Nova Scotia for 27 years. Mom was a strong, determined, and fiercely independent woman.
She fought bravely to the end. We will miss her every day, she was a wonderful mother. Special thanks to the wonderful, compassionate, and caring people who work at Extendicare, Park Road, Oshawa, particularly the ladies and gentlemen who work on the third floor - namely Tammy, Breanna, Jenese, Autumn, Shirley, Christine, Daniel, Melanie, Armi, and all those who provided our mother with compassionate, loving, and invaluable care over the past almost two years.
A small family service will be held at SIMPLE ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL CENTRE - PICKERING, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, reception at 11 a.m. and service at 12 noon.
Condolences may be given at mountpleasantgroup.com.