March 27, 1924 – July 6, 2011

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peter, age 87, at The Gardens, Qualicum Beach on July 6, 2011. Peter died peacefully with family by his side. Beloved husband of Betty Matterson for 64 years. Devoted father of Jim (Mia) Vancouver, Ross (Linda) Victoria, Dick (Elly) Aldergrove, Jennifer (Gregg) Victoria. Proud grandfather of 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Peter was predeceased by his son Donald in 1973. Peter was born in Medicine Hat Alberta on March 27, 1924. He served in the Canadian Navy during WWII after which he worked for McMillian Blodell-Northwest Bay Division for 35 years. Peter was a member of The Royal Canadian Legion and the Kinsmen Club.

A private graveside service was held on July 9, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Anne’s Cemetery, 407 Wembley Road, Parksville, BC with Reverend Andrew Twiddy officiating.

Many thanks to the 3rd floor staff at The Gardens for their loving care and support.

Arrangements entrusted to Qualicum Beach

Funeral Centre, 101-664 Beach Road,

Qualicum Beach, 250-594-0305.

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