Peacock (Whebby), Mary Anne

(nee Macrae)

Peacefully on September 30, 2010 at Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock BC. Loving mother to Patricia (John), David (Marilyn), Rob (Julie). Loving Granny to Richard, Bryan, Corinne, Laura and Tori Great Grandma to Ashley, Jamez, Christien, Jacob, Keelie, Robbie and David. Born March 20, 1921 and raised in Stornaway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland. Mary was a graduate of the Nicolson Institute and saw service in WWII with the RAF as a WAAF teletypist attached to 502 Squadron. As a war bride, she started a new life with her first husband in BC where she raised her family, did much Scottish Country Dancing, became one of the first woman dispatchers with the Vancouver City Police Force and later worked on payroll at Vancouver City, Manitoba Yard. She helped unite the country by marrying Ken Peacock of Ontario in 1982. In retirement Mary did volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross blood transfusion service. She also completed 24 year with Meals on Wheels in Vancouver and White Rock and helped with the Lunch Hutt service at St. John’s Church. Mary loved to walk the pier and promenade and meet and talk with many good folk. In lieu of flowers gifts to Peach Arch Hospital 15521 Russell Avenue, White Rock BC V4B 2R4 (604) 535-4520,

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 9th at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 1480 George Street, White Rock, BC. (604) 536-9322 SOCIETY’S FIRST


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