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Edward Arthur Pigden
Sunday, April 16, 2017
at age
85
VISITATION

Thursday, April 20th from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

SERVICE

Friday, April 21st at 1:30 p.m.

Westminster Presbyterian Church

BURIAL / CREMATION

Cremation at Riverside Cemetery and Cremation Centre

ANNOUNCEMENT

VIEW THE OBITUARY/DEATH NOTICE

PIGDEN, Edward (Ted) Arthur (Former elementary school teacher and principal, longtime member of Westminster Presbyterian Church) - Passed away at Hospice Simcoe in Barrie in his 86th year. Ted was an avid fisherman and golfer, and excelled as a third baseman in his younger days. Ted was born in Tweed, Ontario and was raised on the family dairy farm in Madoc, Ontario. After attending normal school he started his teaching career in a one room schoolhouse outside of Norwood, Ontario. Relocating to Barrie in 1957 with Lois Winnifred Pigden, he had a lengthy career as a teacher and principal at CFB Borden, retiring in 1989. Ted was the beloved husband of the late Lois Winnifred Pigden. Dear father of Martin Arthur Pigden (Nancy) and Kathryn Irene Hodgson (Lauren). Loving grandfather of Kristen, Stacy, Thomas, Kate (Joel), Sarah, Michael and Joel. Dear brother of the late Allan Pigden (Doris), the late Joyce Nesbitt (the late Ken), the late Lois Maloney (Paul) and the late Edna Thompson (the late Wilfred). Ted is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the JENNETT FUNERAL & CREMATION CENTRE, 152 Bradford Street in Barrie on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church (170 Steel Street, Barrie) on Friday, April 21st, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Cremation has taken place. If desired, the family would appreciate donations to the RVH Foundation, Hospice Simcoe or to a charity of your choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.funeralhome.on.ca

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    The family has requested that donations be made to one of the following charities. Please click on the charity you prefer to make a donation to:
  • RVH Foundation
  • Hospice Simcoe

VIEW OR LEAVE A MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE FOR THE FAMILY

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Thinking of you Lois with love and prayers. Sincerely Jane
By Jane Beaton

Dear Kathryn and Marty and family, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your father/grandfather. Mom had enjoyed her conversations with Uncle Ted and his humour and great laugh. He will be greatly missed. I will see you at the funeral. Hugs Noreen Pigden
By Noreen and Dori...

Sorry to hear that you've lost both your parents so close together. They were good friends and neighbours. May God give you comfort and peace during this time of grief. with Sympathy, Phyllis Slessor
By Phyllis Slessor

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