Posted: November 7th, 2012

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of our wife, mother, and nana. LAURA CATHERINE PEAKE of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Sydney John (Jack) Peake, passed away peacefully at home with her family on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the age of 78.

Besides her loving husband Jack, those left to cherish her memory are her sons Brad (Kelly), Rod (Sharon), Jack (Mary) and daughter Laura Marie; grandchildren Kyle (Sandra), Melissa (Dave) Brett (Paige), Kevin, Blake, Ty and Kyra; great-granddaughter Claire.  She will also be dearly missed by her sister Ester (Roy) Ware, brother-in-law Ernie (Rosemary) Peake and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents George and Veronica Chumik, Jack’s parents Sydney and Phyllis Peake, and her brother Cecil and his wife Mary. Laura was born February 25, 1934 the youngest child of Veronica and George Chumik. She was raised on the north side and lived down #3. She completed her schooling in Lethbridge. At a young age she developed a strong Roman Catholic faith that guided her throughout her life. She married her true love Jack Peake and through the grace of God was able to celebrate their 58 wedding anniversary on September 25th. Mom dedicated her life to raising her family. She was a devoted wife, mother and #1 Nana. In the home there was always laughter, endless hugs, great cooking, a legacy of beautiful knitted projects and a puzzle on the go. Special memories of travelling with her daughter, family camping holidays and summers at Lee Lake are fondly remembered. Her love will live on in our hearts for eternity. Laura’s humor and kindness will also be missed by her childhood friend Loretta Stilson, her Bowling League Team, St. Basil’s choir and the numerous friends she made throughout her life.  Prayers will be held at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH – 604-13 Street North, Lethbridge, on Wednesday, November 7, 7:00 P.M.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at ST. BASIL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH – 604-13 Street North, Lethbridge on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11:00 A.M with Reverend Kevin Tumback Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes in Laura’s name may be made to the LETHBRIDGE CANCER SOCIETY – 317 10 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2M7, LETHBRIDGE FOOD BANK 1016 2 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0C9, or a charity of your choice. Honoured to ServeCornerstone Funeral Home & Crematorium2800 Mayor Magrath Drive South Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7B1Telephone ~ (403) 381-7777Fax ~ (403) 381-3128Toll Free ~ 1-(888)-381-7778

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  1. Marv & Lou Lee says:

    Rod and Sharon and family
    Please accept our most sincere condolences on the death of your mom. She will be truly missed by so many people (friends and family alike). Take strength in knowing her deep faith in Jesus has now come full circle and she is in His loving arms free from all pain. We will keep you all in our prayers.

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