PETER SEAGRIS SEAGRIS

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Peter Seagris on September 6, 2005, of Vernon, B.C. During Peter’s last moments he was surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born February 10, 1928 at McKellar Hospital in Thunder Bay Ontario, formerly Fort William, Ontario. Peter was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and his famous Sunday dinners kept the family glued together. He was a very generous man who always put his family above all else. It gave Peter great pleasure to entertain his friends and he was always willing to help everyone in any way he could. There are not many things one can count on in life, but to Peter’s family and friends, he was one of them. He was employed with the C.N.R. from 1951 to 1989 and was General Chairman of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers C.N.R. Prairie and Mountain Regions. He will always be remembered for his humanitarian support of all union members. Peter was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 48 years and a member of the Eagles Club for the past 8 years. Peter had many interests, some of which were his love of gardening, his expertise in the game of pool, his passion for reading history and his knowledge of world politics. Predeceased by mother and father, Eleanor and George, daughter Eleanor, baby son, 3 brothers, Edwin, Charles and James. Peter is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, June; son, Peter Seagris; daughters, Deborah Seagris (Kevin Murphy) of Calgary, AB, Catherine Brayshaw (Ron) of Kelowna, BC and Tammy Seagris of Thunder Bay, ON; 6 grandchildren, Melanie Seagris (Jason), Jessica Kent, George Seagris, Ryan Murphy, Shane Seagris and Davin Seagris; 4 great grandchildren Shawn, Aaron, Jaysin and Aarika, 6 brothers, nieces, nephews and extended family A Celebration of Peter’s Life will be held in Thunder Bay at a date to be announced in The Chronicle Journal. Donations may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Peter Seagris. To have, to love, and then to part is the greatest sorrow of one’s heart. Until we meet again. Arrangements are in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Service. 558-0866.