PINNEGAR Elizabeth

Posted: May 2nd, 2014

JANUARY 13, 1931 ~ APRIL 27, 2014
The family of Elizabeth Barbara Pinnegar (nee Pheysey) are sad to announce her passing at the Palliative Care Unit of St. Michael’s Health Centre in Lethbridge, AB on the 27th day of April, 2014. Elizabeth was born in Stourport-on -Severn to Donald and Maud (nee Ellis) Pheysey and raised in the village of Ombersley, Worcestershire, England. At the age of 17 she immigrated to Ontario, Canada aboard the RMS Aquitania. She met Armand Frederick Pinnegar, in Windsor, Ontario. Armand was her only partner in life and together they raised nine children until his sudden death on October 13, 1964. Elizabeth carried on raising the last seven children at home on her own. Elizabeth moved to Lethbridge in 1978 and resided there until her passing. Elizabeth worked for Lethbridge Family Service for many years where she was recognized for her dedicated service. She leaves to mourn her older sisters Patricia Lavigne of Kitchener, Ontario; Rev. Margaret Wheeler of London, Ontario; and Pauline Pichette of Providence, Rhode Island. Also left to mourn are her nine children and their families Mary (Robert) Nelder, John (Betty) Pinnegar, Christine (James) Gagnon, Gene (Constance) Pinnegar, Michael (Zora) Pinnegar, Raymond (Donna) Pinnegar, Joanne (Gary) Arsenault, Susie (Dave) Kennedy and Dr. Ruth Pinnegar. She is also survived by her grandchildren, great -grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and a large extended family of nieces and nephews. At the request of the family a private service will be held. Elizabeth will rest with her beloved husband, Armand, in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Echo Bay, Ontario. The family would like to give a sincere thank you to Dr. Strank and the caring and professional staff at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Unit. Send condolences at

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