Those who knew Peter well have a great hole in their hearts since his death on October 14, 2019. In addition to being Elizabeth’s adored spouse, he was also Tim, Anna, and Sarah’s devoted father. As a loving grandfather to eight grandchildren, he had an even greater impact and left a legacy of warmth and affection that will last for many years.
Peter’s house was a haven of love and friendship rather than just a location. He endeared himself to everyone he had the pleasure of knowing with a special blend of wisdom, kindness, and real affection that filled the spaces around him. His loyal companion Elizabeth and he had a relationship that went beyond the common, strengthened by their shared experiences, struggles, and everyday fabric of existence.
Tim, Anna, and Sarah all had significant influences from Peter as a father. His children’s own life stories were built on the foundation of his direction, inspiration, and constant support. His legacy endures not just through the family tree but also through the ideals and values he instilled, which shape the decisions and goals of the following generation.
Peter received great satisfaction in being a devoted grandfather, as evidenced by the eight grandchildren’s laughter resonating throughout his life. Every grandchild carries a small portion of his love with them, and his memory will always be a source of motivation and consolation for them as they go. In addition to his immediate family, a larger network of friends and acquaintances who were impacted by Peter’s generosity also feel the impact of his passing. His legacy is one of love, tenacity, and the strength of family ties that endure in the face of tragedy. We honor Peter’s significant influence on everyone around him as we think back on his life. The family’s enduring love, which unites them through laughter, storytelling, and time and distance, is a monument to a life well-lived and a love that has no bounds. His memory lives on in these ways.