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Margaret “Peggy” Rickard

Margaret Alice Rickard, beloved wife of the late Robert Earl Rickard, passed away on August 29, 2023 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital in Fredericton, NB. She was born on May 30, 1925 in Derby, NB, to her parents Nathan and Flora (Russell) Timms. Preceding her in death were her sisters Rena Doherty and Betty Linton, as well as her brother Gerald “Sonny” Timms. Peggy is survived by her children, Robert “Robby” Rickard, Cheryl “Cherie” Rickard Smith, and William “Bill” Rickard (Sandy); her grandchildren, Steven (Rebbie) Smith, Cindy Smith, Stephanie (Scott) Joiner, Todd (Susan) Smith, Ashley, Hilary Rickard, Mistie Delorey, and Johnny (Melissa) Rickard; and her great-grandchildren, Samuel, Mitchell, Marica, Jenna, Jason, Julie, Cameron, and Alexis. She also leaves behind several nieces and nephews. Peggy was known for her loving and kind nature, and she held a special place as the matriarch of her family. Her legacy will continue to touch the hearts of many. Visitation will be held at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton, on September 1, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The interment will follow at Sunny Bank Cemetery in Fredericton at 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Meals on Wheels or a charity of choice. To offer personal condolences, please visit http://www.yorkfh.com.

Margaret Alice Rickard, a resident of Fredericton, NB, and the wife of the late Robert Earl Rickard, passed away on August 29, 2023 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. She was born on May 30, 1925, in Derby, NB, to Nathan and Flora (Russell) Timms. Peggy’s siblings, Rena Doherty, Betty Linton, and Gerald “Sonny” Timms, preceded her in death. Surviving her are her children, Robert “Robby” Rickard, Cheryl “Cherie” Rickard Smith, and William “Bill” Rickard (Sandy); grandchildren Steven (Rebbie) Smith, Cindy Smith, Stephanie (Scott) Joiner, Todd (Susan) Smith, Ashley, Hilary Rickard, Mistie Delorey, and Johnny (Melissa) Rickard; and great-grandchildren Samuel, Mitchell, Marica, Jenna, Jason, Julie, Cameron, and Alexis. Peggy’s warm and compassionate nature made her the matriarch of her family, leaving a lasting impact on all she encountered. The visitation in her remembrance will be held at York Funeral Home on September 1, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Subsequently, the interment will take place at Sunny Bank Cemetery in Fredericton at 7:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Meals on Wheels or any preferred charity. For personal condolences, please visit http://www.yorkfh.com.

Margaret Alice Rickard, an extraordinary woman from Fredericton, NB, and the beloved spouse of the late Robert Earl Rickard, passed away on August 29, 2023, at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on May 30, 1925, in Derby, NB, to Nathan and Flora (Russell) Timms, Peggy endured the loss of her sisters Rena Doherty and Betty Linton, as well as her brother Gerald “Sonny” Timms. Peggy is survived by her children, Robert “Robby” Rickard, Cheryl “Cherie” Rickard Smith, and William “Bill” Rickard (Sandy). She also leaves behind her cherished grandchildren, Steven (Rebbie) Smith, Cindy Smith, Stephanie (Scott) Joiner, Todd (Susan) Smith, Ashley, Hilary Rickard, Mistie Delorey, and Johnny (Melissa) Rickard, along with her great-grandchildren, Samuel, Mitchell, Marica, Jenna, Jason, Julie, Cameron, and Alexis. Known for her kindness and love, Peggy held a special place as the matriarch of her family. Her memory will forever live on, as she impacted the lives of countless individuals. Visitation will be held on September 1, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, at York Funeral Home, located at 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton. A graveside service will follow at Sunny Bank Cemetery in Fredericton at 7:00 pm on the same day. Contributions in Peggy’s honor can be made to Meals on Wheels or any charity of choice. Share your condolences at http://www.yorkfh.com.

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