In her 97th year, Margaret Forbes, dearly beloved mother of Heather Hawkesworth (Tom) and Sandy Forbes (Peggy), passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at home in Sandheath. Her many passions included first and foremost her six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Frederick J. Forbes, parents Rev. W.C. Stubbs and Amelia Stubbs and younger brother George Stubbs.
Margaret grew up in Elmvale and attended Havergal College. Upon graduation she trained as a stenographer/secretary and worked at the Parke Davis Co., De Havilland Aircraft, C.C. Parker & Associates and lastly at the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company until her retirement.
Margaret was a kind, compassionate and generous human being to her friends and acquaintances. She extended those qualities to the various stray animals who would show up at the front door and who she often adopted.
Thank you to the Local Health Integration Network for their support for Margaret and to the nurses from Spectrum Health Care, especially Kathlyn and Kirandeep. A very special thank you to Marilyn for the comfort, care and compassion she showed Margaret.
The family will receive their friends at St. James Anglican Church, 6025 Old Church Road, Caledon East on Wednesday, October 24 from one o’clock until time of funeral service at 2 o’clock.
Interment Caledon East Public Cemetery.
Arrangements by Egan Funeral Home, Bolton (905-857-2213). Condolences for the family may be offered at www.EganFuneralHome.com