It is with deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Peter Donald Francis Hathaway of Vernon, BC on November 2nd, 2004 at the age of 79 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 53 years: Dorothy Leigh, eight children: Carol (Joe) Gordon, Constance (Garry) Severson, Gloria Nelson, Susan (Terry) Parsons, Linda Hathaway (Bob), Patricia (Andy) Roddan, Michael (Cindy) Hathaway and Mark (Karen) Hathaway; fourteen grandchildren: Shannon (Byron) Rempel, Melissa, Brianne, Christopher, Kimberley, Christopher, Craig, Steven, Shailene, Daniel, Kali, Keira, Mitchell and Michael; two great-grandchildren: Jessica and Alexis; and many close friends. Peter was predeceased by his brothers Larry and John, father Albert, mother Beatrice and stepmother Hannah. Peter was born in Llandarcy, Wales, December 15, 1924. He enlisted in the service at the age of 18. Peter moved to Canada in 1950, where he met and married Dorothy in 1951. He also joined the Air Force in 1950, later retiring in 1959. Peter made his career as a mechanic, settling his family down in Victoria. Peter and Dorothy retired to Vernon in 1987. They have been active members of St. James Church, where Peter ushered for many years. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 6th, 2004 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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