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PEAKER, John (Jack) Morley

Published:Sep 08, 2010

Event Date:Sep 03, 2010

 

John (Jack) Morley PEAKER

PEAKER, John (Jack) Morley Passed away peacefully at Riverside Glen on Friday, September 3, 2010 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of the late Iris Amelia (2007), whom he met in 1950 when she came from England to work for Acme Carbon and Ribbon Company in Toronto. They were the loving father and mother of Alison Mathieu, Marie Male (Steven) and Avril Swanston (Alan). Dear grandfather of Matthew, Laura and Jeffrey. Also survived by loving sister Nora (Bill) Watson of Kemptville. Predeceased by parents Cora and Morley Peaker, brother Jim and his wife Gwen. Survived by many nieces and nephews and friends. Jack’s 26 years in the carbon and ribbon industry included positions of Sales Manager for Burroughs Business Machines in Toronto and Vancouver. A later move to Montreal as General Manager lead to a change of careers. In 1971 he became General Manager of the Canadian Angus Association and in 1981 General Manager of the Canadian Guernsey Association in Guelph. Between 1987 and his retirement in 2002 he was a financial consultant with Regal Capital Planners of Guelph. Club Memberships included Rotary Club of Guelph for 24 years, Guelph-Wellington Men’s Club, St. George’s Snow Shoe Club, life member of Canadian Professional Sales Association, life member of the Canadian Angus Association and the Dairy Shrine Club. He served as Deputy People’s Warden at St. George’s Anglican Church. In retirement years he was a life member of the Probus Club of Guelph, the Evergreen Senior’s Computer Club, Walking Club and Writer’s Club where he wrote a monthly article for their Sentinel Publication. Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL , 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Thursday, September 9th from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph on Friday, September 10, 2010, at 2 p.m., with visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions to St. George’s Anglican Church, Guelph or to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated. 519-822-0051 www.wallcustance.com A tree will be planted in memory of John M. (Jack) Peaker in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 2:30 p.m.

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Guelph Mercury

Location: Guelph

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