Surrounded by her family, Anna (Mockett) Peach, passed away peacefully on October 8th at the age of 95 at The Gatehouse in Cobble Hill, BC.
Born January 14, 1920 in Peterborough, Ontario, Anna and her family moved back to Ireland when she was five.
Left Ireland at the age of 20, Anna had a distinguished and interesting career in the British Foreign Office with numerous postings around the world. Anna retired in 1984, and moved to Shawnigan Lake, BC with her husband, Herbert Peach (deceased 1988). She is survived by her loving daughter, Yvonne (Woodcock) Carr, (Yvonne’s husband Anthony Carr), grandson Rory and the other grandson Brian (wife – Leslie), great grandchildren Natalie and Aidan. Back in Ireland she is survived by her three nieces Elizabeth, Esther, Jane and their families. The family wishes a special thank you to Rae-Marie Nekleva and the other angels at The Gatehouse.
There will be a Celebration of Anna’s Life at the home of Yvonne and Tony Carr on Friday, October 16 between 11 am and 2 pm at 2487 Mill Bay Road.
Online condolences may be made at www.hwwallacecbc.com