Thursday, February 25, 2021

Peter DeBurger

The DeBurger Family and the McKay Family announce the passing of their father Peter Lloyd DeBurger age 96.

He was born in Holland son of the late Peter & Marie DeBurger.

He was predeceased by two loving wives: Dorothy (Wilson) DeBurger in 1982 and Catherine (McKay) DeBurger in 2016.

He is lovingly remembered by: DeBurger Family: Tom and Linda, grandchildren: Kevin (Erika), Chris; great granddaughter Brittany (Matt), great great granddaughter Addy and the McKay Family: Brian McKay (late Anne 2020), Robin and Maureen McKay; grandchildren: Kelly (Mark), Laura (Steve), Christopher (Shayna), Lisa (Chris); great grandchildren: Hannah, Ethan, Julia, Adam, Brendan, Rebecca, Adelyn, David, Iain, Olivia, Catherine (Kate).

Peter is survived by his brother Leo DeBurger (late Emily); predeceased by three sisters: Annie Rabideau (Clifford), Margaret Peterkin (Mickey), Alice Lauzon (Andre).

He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

In one word, Peter was a “gentleman”.

His work defined who Peter was.

He was a hard working, dedicated man, who gave 110 % to every task.

Friends wishing to pay their respects to Peter are invited to call the funeral home in advance to reserve a time on Friday February 19th, 2021 with visiting from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, you must schedule your visitation time in advance.

All attendees as mandated by the Bereavement Authority of Ontario must wear a mask at all visitations and funerals.

The funeral service for Peter will be streamed live from the funeral home on Saturday February 20th, 2021, at 1 pm with Rev. Dr. Justin Comber officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710. Interment Dresden Cemetery.

Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider Christ Church, Chatham, and the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation.

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