Peggy Cordilla was born in Denver, Colorado on December 26, 1939 to Joseph Casados and Isabell Sanchez. Peggy had many Aunts and Cousins and most of all her older sister Martha who was a year older. The family would relocate early during the girls’ toddler years to Los Angeles, California. The girls were Baptized and received their First Holy Communion and Con formation in the Catholic religion. They both Graduated from Huntington Park High School
After Graduation Peggy went into the field of Cosmetology. See would meet and marry Edward Butler and give birth to two boys Brian and Lance Butler. In 1965 she would divorce her husband and move to Honolulu, Hawaii where she would raise her two boys as a single mother working at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in the Waikiki District and attending nursing school. Longing to be near here family, she moved back to South Gate, California in the early 70’s where she continued her nursing Career.
Upon retirement of her mother Isabell from the textile industry they would move to Hemet. Peggy worked as a nurse at Hemet Valley Hospital and continued her education earning an AA Degree in nursing and becoming an RN.
While working at the hospital she meet and married Jack Cordilla on December 2, 2000; they would have remained married till Jack’s passing on October 30, 2016. During their marriage they took cruise ships to exotic locations where they enjoyed each other’s company while enduring a deep and loving relationship.
Peggy enjoyed creating fond memories with her family and the neighbourly love shared at East Lake Mobile Park. She was an active member of the Hemet Valley Quilters Guild for many years.
On November 5, 2018 in Hemet, California, Peggy passed away. She is survived by her loving sons, who were by her side till the end, Brian and Lance Butler; grandchildren, Brandon and Brianna; daughter in-law Irene Butler and Bridget Cordilla Peggy’s (pet companion) as well as many other family members and friends.
The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
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