Margaret Burgess Rattray

F, #6716, b. 14 September 1923, d. 8 May 2011
     Margaret Burgess Rattray was born on 14 September 1923 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of Samuel Rattray and Margaret Unknown. She married Ira George Slater. Her married name was Margaret Burgess Slater. Margaret died on 8 May 2011 at Lethen Park Care Home, Portlethen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 87.1,2,3 Her body was cremated on 13 May 2011 at Parkgrove Crematorium, Friockheim, Angus, Scotland.1,2,3

Child of Margaret Burgess Rattray and Ira George Slater

Citations

  1. [S5502] Family Announcements, Deaths, Slater, The Press and Journal, "Deaths - SLATER
    SLATER Peacefully, at Lethan Park Care Home, on May 8, 2011, Margaret Burgess (Peggy) aged 87 years, daughter of Samuel & Maggie Rattray, sister to Irene, loving widow of Ira, mother of Robert, Angela and Alistair (who died in 1984). Grandmother of Nichola, James and George and great-grandmother of Joseph and Reuben, her sociability humour, love and care will be much missed and fondly remembered. Funeral service at Friockheim Crematorium on Friday, May 13, at 2.30 p.m. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please, but donations, if desired at Crematorium, to Ballater Charitable Chiels."
  2. [S5503] Family Announcements, Deaths, Slater, The Telegraph, "Deaths - SLATER
    Peacefully at Lethen Park Care Home on May 8th 2011, Margaret Burgess (Peggy) aged 87 years, daughter of Samuel and Maggie Rattray, sister to Irene. Loving widow of Ira, mother of Robert, Angela and Alistair (who died in 1984), grandmother of Nichola, James and George, and great-grandmother of Joseph and Reuben. Peggy was born in Aberdeen on 14th September 1923. Peggy married Ira Slater and moved to England where she brought up her children and provided vital support for Ira in a highly successful career. Ira and Peggy retired to Ballater in 1989, returning to their roots and extended family. Peggy was a great wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. Her enthusiasm, humour, love and care for people will be deeply missed. Funeral Service at Friockheim Crematorium on Friday May 13th at 2.30 p.m. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, at crematorium to Ballater Charitable Chiels."
  3. [S5500] James Mair Slater "Mash", Alexander Slater, George Slater, Ira George Slater and Margaret Burgess Slater Alexandrina Wood "King", Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of our dear mother ALEXINA WOOD (KING) who died 27th January 1951 aged 70 years, and our father JAMES MAIR SLATER (MASH) who died 27th July 1955 aged 75 years, also their sons ALEXANDER and GEORGE, and their son IRA GEORGE SLATER who died 26th July 2008 aged 82 years and his wife MARGARET BURGESS SLATER (PEGGY) who died 11th May 2011 (sic) aged 87 years."