Peggy Holdaway

A photo of Peggy Holdaway


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Thursday November 30, 2017
1:00 p.m.


Blenheim Community Funeral Home
Wednesday November 29, 2017
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Peggy Joyce Holdaway passed away on Monday November 27, 2017 at Riverview Gardens in Chatham at the age of 82 years. Peg was predeceased by her husband Don Holdaway on August 31st of this year.  She was the proud mother of Lynn & Dexter Reed, Luann & Carl Phair, Susan Holdaway, Bonnie & Rick Crawford and Rod & Diane Butler.  She will be missed by 13 grandchildren,12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Peg was one of 11 children born to the late Ethel (Pardo) & George Butler and she was the last surviving member of her family, being predeceased by her sisters Lillian Little, Brenda Crombez, Violet Fields, Kathlene Zaikos and Yvonne Wismer, and by her brothers Larry, Les, Bev, Bob and Bill Butler.

After raising her children, Peg opened a hair salon in Blenheim called the Clip ‘N Curl that she operated for many years. She and Don enjoyed their retirement years living in Shrewsbury.

In keeping with Peg’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Family and friends are invited to gather for a time of visitation at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home on Wednesday from 6 – 9 p.m.  A Funeral Service conducted by Pastor Bill Terris will be conducted at the Funeral Home on Thursday November 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Friends wishing to remember Peg with a memorial donation are asked to consider Kenesserie Camp, Pet And Wildlife Rescue or the Chatham-Kent Hospice.

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Dear Lynn and family. I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I know my mom would have sent her heart felt condolences to you so I will do it in her memory. Love to all. Marcia

Treasure all the wonderful memories of your mom and dad. Keep them close to your heart. Hugs to all the families. Lezlie Fenton Gtaham

Just know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during these difficult days.

Thoughts and prayers for all at this time for your loss. May your memories give you peace and comfort. .

Lynn, Luanne,Susan & Bonnie, I am truly sorry for the loss of your mother. Growing up Aunt Peg would be at our house at least once a week. I loved listening to her stories and she was a great comfort for my mother. I remembered how talented a seamstress she was, I admired her enthusiasm & candidness. She is now in a good place with her better half.

My sincere condolences!..I was so sorry to hear of your mom's passing so soon after losing your dad , how heartbreaking. hugs to all of you , love, Jeanne

To all the family, please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your mom, we go way back to the old Jane Street days. May she rest in peace

Remembering all the times we shared with your parents and the fun we had. May you find comfort in your memories. Thinking of you all. Ted and Brenda.

My thoughts and prayers go out to each and every one of you. It has been such an honor to have know peg and she will truly be missed.

To Peggy's Family Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. She will be sadly missed by many. X0

Thoughts,prayers and deepest sympathy. May the love ❤️ and support of family and friends help you through this difficult time. God bless! Xo

Sorry to hear the loss of your Mom, Grandma our deepest condolences.

Lynn, Lou Anne, Sue and Bonnie.. I am so sorry to hear of this so soon after Don's passing. My heart goes out to you. May you find some comfort in each other and your memories. We had some great times together in the Eau and Florida... Bonnie, I still remember Miss Beasley.

My sincere thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this your time of sorrow. May God be a comfort to all of you in knowing she is not suffering anymore.

May she rest in paradise in the arms of her husband. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sincere condolences. Greg, Shannon & Jamie Buckley

Rest in peace my dear Aunt Peg. Your mom could be a real fire cracker at times but underneath that exterior was a beautiful, thoughtful and caring woman. She is now in heaven with Uncle Don and looking down upon you all. Hugs & prayers to Lynn, Luann, Sue, Bon & Rod and families. Love you all.