Peter Henry John

Peter Henry John

Oct 14, 1929 – Dec 1, 2017
Sadly, we regretfully announce the passing of Peter John of Fruitvale, BC on December 1, 2017.

Peter is survived by his loving wife Gwen John of 68 years, his children; Annie (Rod) Wilson, Gwyneth (Don) Laybourne, Linda (David) Bortnick, Peter (Janet) John and Lora John, 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-granddaughter. He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Grace John, his eldest daughter Elizabeth and his four brothers.

Peter was self-employed, running John’s Clothing and later, John’s Insurance office for many years. He also kept himself busy with golfing and curling.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Beaver Valley Curling Rink with Gwen Ziprick, Celebrant. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations in Peter’s name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society at c/o 15-835 Spokane St, Trail, BC, V1R 3W4 or the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation (Endoscopy Campaign) at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or online at

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