Passed away on August 23, 2011 at the age of 87. Peter was born in Balcarres, Saskatchewan on July 14, 1924. He is survived by his brothers Nick (Lanny), Walter (Sheila), Paul (Mavis), Bill (Linda), nieces Valerie and Theresa (Jim), nephew Mark and cousin Victor (Yvette). He was predeceased by his parents Steve and Katherina, brothers Metro and John and sister Mary. Peter joined the Army at a young age. After the war he was employed by the Post Office in Edmonton, later transferred to the Canadian Customs where he spent 30 years. In 1979 he retired and moved to Vernon to be with his family. His final years were spent in Kelowna at Mountainview Retirement Centre. He was very active with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. He loved traveling and made many trips to Ukraine to visit family. Special thanks to the doctor, nurses and staff at Three Links Care Centre for the wonderful care given to Peter in the past three months. A Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 7:00 pm with a funeral on Monday, August 29, 2011 at 11:30 am both at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 1935 Barlee Road, Kelowna, BC. Interment to follow at Lakeview Memorial Garden Cemetery Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.